dinosaur species

Dinosaur used colours to hide from predators, says study

Dinosaur used colours to hide from predators, says study

Experts arrived at the study after discovering a small dinosaur fossil in China, which also helped to dispel stereotypes about the creatures.

Oct 27, 2017, 12:37 PM IST
Researchers identify dinosaur species that roosted like modern birds' 70 million years ago

Researchers identify dinosaur species that roosted like modern birds' 70 million years ago

New remains from the region suggest that at least some dinosaurs likely roosted together to sleep, quite possibly as a family, much like many modern birds do today, researchers said.

Aug 28, 2017, 15:20 PM IST
China: Scientists find mammoth bird-like dinosaur species

China: Scientists find mammoth bird-like dinosaur species

Measuring about eight metres and weighing up to three tonnes, the new species named Beibeilong sinensis or baby dragon from China, lived about 90 million years ago during the Cretaceous Period.

May 10, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
Researchers find earliest relative of Brachiosaurus dinosaur

Researchers find earliest relative of Brachiosaurus dinosaur

Researchers from Imperial College London and their colleagues in Europe discovered the new species, named Vouivria damparisensis, after re-examining an overlooked museum fossil.

May 04, 2017, 01:04 AM IST
China: Team of paleontologists discover new bird-like dinosaur species

China: Team of paleontologists discover new bird-like dinosaur species

The three-feet fossilised skeleton, named Jianianhualong tengi, is a troodontidae -- a family of bird-like theropod dinosaurs.

May 03, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
New 125 million-year-old species of herbivores dinosaurs discovered!

New 125 million-year-old species of herbivores dinosaurs discovered!

The bones of the dinosaur called Moabosaurus Utahensis were assembled using bones extracted over the course of four decades.

Apr 16, 2017, 22:42 PM IST
China has been hiding what may have been an actual Jurassic Park!

China has been hiding what may have been an actual Jurassic Park!

The survey covered an area of 11,000 square kilometres in Zhejiang. Scientists identified eight new species among the fossils.

Feb 21, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

China identifies dinosaur with bow-shaped hip bone

Paleontologists in China's Shandong province have named a new dinosaur species in the genus leptoceratops after its unique hip bone.

Dec 31, 2015, 19:21 PM IST

New dinosaur species found in Spain

Named Morelladon beltrani, the new dinosaur species is a medium-sized styracosternan ornithopod around six metres long and 2.5 metres high.

Dec 17, 2015, 17:30 PM IST
New giant dinosaur species found in Siberia

New giant dinosaur species found in Siberia

Scientists claim to have discovered a new giant dinosaur species that lived in Siberia 100 million years ago and was one of the largest ever to roam the planet.

Apr 07, 2015, 19:37 PM IST

Dinosaurs divided their meals to co-exist

 The secret to how different dinosaur species lived alongside one another in prehistoric ecosystems could be hidden within differences in diet based on their structural features and teeth arrangement, a research shows.

Oct 08, 2014, 14:37 PM IST

New Mexico dinosaur species has relatives in Canada

Ziapelta sanjuanensis, a newly discovered armoured dinosaur from New Mexico in the US has close ties to the dinosaurs of Alberta in Canada.

Sep 25, 2014, 11:48 AM IST

Dog-sized dinosaur species found in Venezuela

Scientists have identified a new species of dinosaur about the size of a small dog.

Aug 07, 2014, 17:48 PM IST

4 new dinosaur species identified

A University of Alberta researcher has identified 4 dinosaur species.

May 09, 2013, 13:21 PM IST

New dinosaur species that lived in Madagascar 90mn yrs ago identified

Researchers have announced the discovery of a new species of dinosaur from Madagascar, filling an important gap in the island`s fossil record.

Apr 19, 2013, 12:35 PM IST

New dinosaur species found in China

Chinese scientists have found a new species of giant theropod dinosaur in the eastern province of Shandong.

May 17, 2011, 09:30 AM IST

Some dinosaur species changed skull shape during growth: Study

Some dinosaur species went
through drastic changes in their skull shape during normal
growth because of different juvenile and adult feeding
behaviours, a new research has showed.

Apr 01, 2010, 18:30 PM IST