Jurassic era

New species of gigantic, long necked dinosaurs found

New species of gigantic, long necked dinosaurs found

Shingopana roamed the Cretaceous landscape alongside Rukwatitan bisepultus, another titanosaur identified in 2014, researchers said.

Aug 26, 2017, 15:25 PM IST
Scientists discover fossils of 160 million-year-old winged mammals of the Jurassic era!

Scientists discover fossils of 160 million-year-old winged mammals of the Jurassic era!

 Two fossils discovered in China show that the volant, or flying, way of life evolved among mammalian ancestors 100 million years earlier than the first modern mammal fliers.

Aug 10, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
New bird-like species of dinosaur identified

New bird-like species of dinosaur identified

The researchers also found hundreds of isolated teeth, previously attributed to Troodon. 

Jul 17, 2017, 22:52 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

Huge new dinosaur in Portugal was predator king: Study

A new dinosaur species discovered in Portugal dominated the food chain 150 million years ago -- the Tyrannosaurus Rex of its time, researchers said Wednesday.

Mar 06, 2014, 09:49 AM IST

Jurassic era dinosaur footprint stolen near Utah

A `priceless` three-toed dinosaur track, believed to date back to 190 million years, has been stolen from a trail near Utah.

Feb 23, 2014, 21:39 PM IST

How crocodiles flourished among dinosaurs 235 mn yrs ago

A new research has showed for the first time how ancient crocodiles evolved and survived in a dinosaur dominated world.

Sep 11, 2013, 16:55 PM IST

Jurassic records yield clues to global warming

Findings from fieldwork along the North Yorkshire coast reveal strong parallels between the Early Jurassic era of 180 million years ago and current climate predictions over the next century.

Feb 20, 2013, 19:10 PM IST

Eating habits of diplodocus revealed

Researchers have discovered the eating habits of a giant, herbivorous sauropod dinosaur from the Jurassic period using a three-dimensional model of the animal’s skull.

Jul 31, 2012, 14:32 PM IST

Dinosaurs had fleas too _ giant ones, fossils show

In the Jurassic era, even the flea was a beast, compared to its minuscule modern descendants.

Mar 01, 2012, 09:10 AM IST

`Humans may have evolved from a mouse-like animal`

Believe it or not, we may all have evolved from a mouse-like creature that scurried about in trees 160 million years ago, scientists say.

Aug 25, 2011, 18:22 PM IST

Largest-ever fossil spider from Jurassic era found

Researchers have unearthed the world’s largest known spider fossil from the Inner Mongolian region of China.

Apr 27, 2011, 09:29 AM IST