Dinosaur

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
200-million-year-old dinosaur footprints found in Africa

200-million-year-old dinosaur footprints found in Africa

Researchers spotted several three-toed footprints measuring 57cm long and 50cm wide.

Oct 26, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
Fossil of Thailand's biggest ever dinosaur found

Fossil of Thailand's biggest ever dinosaur found

The dinosaur was estimated to be about 100 million years old with its size believed to be the biggest ever found in Thailand

Oct 06, 2017, 11:44 AM IST
66-million-year-old rare dinosaur fossil unearthed in Colorado

66-million-year-old rare dinosaur fossil unearthed in Colorado

The rare skull was spotted at a construction site and experts say that it could help unlock numerous secrets about triceratops.

Sep 01, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
Largest Ichthyosaurus was pregnant at time of death

Largest Ichthyosaurus was pregnant at time of death

The new specimen was originally discovered on the Somerset coast, during the mid-1990s, and is from the Early Jurassic, roughly 200 million years old. 

Aug 29, 2017, 20:41 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
Fossilised dinosaur footprints found in China

Fossilised dinosaur footprints found in China

It is believed to be the largest cluster of Sauropod footprint fossils ever found in China dating from the early Jurassic period, Xinhua news agency reported.

Aug 16, 2017, 19:12 PM IST
Dinosaur remains found at rediscovered old site in Australia

Dinosaur remains found at rediscovered old site in Australia

The name Austrosaurus, meaning “southern lizard”, was given to the cretaceous-era sauropod back when it was discovered in 1932, but the digging site was thought to be lost until it was rediscovered in 2014 by a team of paleontologists.

Jul 28, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
T rex dinosaur could not have run at high speed: Study

T rex dinosaur could not have run at high speed: Study

In Stephen Spielberg's original adaptation of the Jurassic Park, a rampant Tyrannosaurus rex (T rex) is shown chasing Jeff Goldblum's character, Ian Malcolm, as he sits injured in the back of a 4x4 vehicle.

Jul 19, 2017, 13:49 PM IST
New species of human-sized dinosaur discovered

New species of human-sized dinosaur discovered

Scientists have discovered a new species of 71 million-year-old bird-like dinosaur in Canada that is roughly the size of a human.

Jul 18, 2017, 23:53 PM IST
Supremely well-preserved new dinosaur fossil found in Alberta gives the impression of a statue!

Supremely well-preserved new dinosaur fossil found in Alberta gives the impression of a statue!

The remnants of skin which are fossilized, cover the armor plates on the dinosaur’s remains, which are petrified from the head to the hips.

May 13, 2017, 23:52 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
At last it's spotted – Scientists discover 'Last African dinosaur' in Moracco

At last it's spotted – Scientists discover 'Last African dinosaur' in Moracco

Researchers from the University of Bath in the UK studied a rare fragment of a jaw bone discovered in the phosphate mines at Sidi Chennane. They identified it as belonging to an abelisaur.

May 04, 2017, 16:20 PM 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
Scientists discover new species of crocodile-like dinosaur

Scientists discover new species of crocodile-like dinosaur

Scientists have discovered a new species of tyrannosaur dinosaur. They also found that their face was covered in a scaly protective layer with a high degree of tactile sensitivity, similar to crocodiles.

Apr 01, 2017, 22:19 PM IST
Do you know what helped early dinosaurs stand on two back feet?

Do you know what helped early dinosaurs stand on two back feet?

Researchers have revealed that big muscles in the tails of early dinosaurs helped them move about on all fours and rise up on just their two back feet, new research suggests.

Mar 04, 2017, 16:34 PM IST
Giant flying reptile terrorised dinosaurs in ancient Romania

Giant flying reptile terrorised dinosaurs in ancient Romania

Palaeontologists examined the creature's unusual gigantic neck vertebra fossils and believe it was a formidable carnivore of Cretaceous-age Transylvania.

Feb 12, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
Know why are birds toothless

Know why are birds toothless

 Have you ever thought, why birds are toothless? Well, researchers have discovered a dinosaur species that shed its "milk teeth" but did not replace them, a finding that not only changes its anatomy. And this also explains why birds have beaks and not teeth.

Dec 23, 2016, 22:43 PM IST
Researchers find dinosaur tail perfectly preserved in piece of amber

Researchers find dinosaur tail perfectly preserved in piece of amber

The dinosaur is claimed to be 99-million-year-old complete with its feathers and perfectly preserved.

Dec 09, 2016, 21:32 PM IST