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1 hr ago | HeraldNet

Weekend best bets: Dinosaurs, Aquafest, outdoor fun, more

A dino-might time: This weekend's Jurassic Quest exhibit at Comcast Arena features 50 realistic "animatronic" dinosaurs and gives kids a chance to ride them.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Snohomish, WA, Lake Stevens, WA, Everett, WA

3 hrs ago | Free Republic

Most Of The Earth's Species Are About To Be Destroyed In A Giant Mass Extinction

Approximately 65 million years ago, when the dinosaurs went extinct, 75% of the planet's many species went with them.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Environment, Global Warming

7 hrs ago | New Scientist

Bloodsuckers fed on dinosaurs 130 million years ago

Blood-sucking insects may have been around for a lot longer than we thought. Newly discovered fossils show that bugs have been feeding on blood since the height of the dinosaur era.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Entomology, Science / Technology

10 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Verona resident holds on to 165 million year old dinosaur fossil

One hundred million years ago, the landscape of what is now Essex County looked vastly different than today, with exotic and now extinct creatures roaming around and no sign of humans.

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Related Topix: Verona, NJ, Science, Paleontology, Essex County, NJ, Montclair State University, Sussex County, NJ

11 hrs ago | CBC News

Dinosaurs of a feather? New fossil dispels idea that most were scaly

Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus, seen in this artist's reconstruction, was a turkey-sized plant-eating dinosaur that lived about 160 million years ago.

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13 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Preview of 'Walking With Dinosaurs' at Liberty Science Center

The children and parents gathered inside the Liberty Science Center on Saturday began their rhythmic chant softly, but it grew louder quickly.

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16 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Scientists Discover Plant-Eating Dinosaur With Mullet

The Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus is the first dinosaur species ever found that had both feathers and was an herbivore, paleontologist Pascal Godefroit says.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Independent.ie

More Barney than Jurassic Park as Irish team discovers that dinosaurs were fluffy

However, University College Cork paleontologist Dr Maria McNamara is a key part of a team which has now shown that all dinosaurs, especially small plant eaters, had feathers.

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Wall Street Journal

Doxbox: 'Dinosaur 13,' 'Finding Fela'

INFO: In 1990, paleontologists in South Dakota excavated "Sue," the 13th and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex specimen yet discovered.

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CBS Local

Lawsuit: CSUN Scientist Fired After Soft Tissue Found On Dinosaur Fossil

Attorneys for a California State University, Northridge scientist who was terminated from his job after allegedly discovering soft tissue on a triceratops fossil have filed a lawsuit against the university.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Los Angeles, CA, Northridge, CA, Cal State Northridge

Bad Astronomy Blog

Feathers More Common Among Dinosaurs Than Previously Thought

New dinosaur Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus wanders the lake-dotted lowlands of Jurassic Siberia in this artist's rendering.

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National Geographic

Siberian Discovery Suggests Almost All Dinosaurs Were Feathered

Almost all dinosaurs were probably covered in feathers, Siberian fossils of a tufted, two-legged running dinosaur dating from roughly 160 million years ago suggest.

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EurekAlert!

Leaf-mining insects destroyed with the dinosaurs, others quickly appeared

After the asteroid impact at the end of the Cretaceous period that triggered the dinosaurs' extinction and ushered in the Paleocene, leaf-mining insects in the western United States completely disappeared.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Paleontology, Mexican Hat, UT

New Scientist

Feathersaurus: plant-eating dinos had plumage too

Many dinosaurs may have been covered in elaborate feathers similar to those of modern-day birds, according to a study of new fossils.

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KISU-TV Pocatello

Dinosaur Train

Join Buddy, an adorable preschool-age Tyrannosaurus Rex, who along with his Pteranodon family, ride the Dinosaur Train through prehistoric jungles, swamps, volcanoes and oceans.

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Downtown Phoenix Journal

Wire | Dino Fans Unite at the Second Annual Phoenix DinoCon

Dinosaur fan convention returns to Phoenix August 2: Pop culture event features creator of "Jurassic Park" T.rex, panels, demos and dinosaur-themed exhibitors From behind-the-scenes stories of Jurassic Park , to nostalgic jabs at The Land Before Time , Arizona's original dinosaur fan convention Phoenix DinoCon devours movie and TV dinosaurs from 3 ... (more)

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NJ.com

What a fossil: 'Walking With Dinosaurs' hits Newark, Tyrannosaurus rex falters

A behind the scenes look at the arena show Walking With Dinosaurs at Prudential Center in Newark.

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Daily Mail

Don't mess with the T-Rex: Researchers find giant predators hunted in gangs

Arizona botches execution of murderer: Killer spends TWO HOURS 'gasping for air' after last-minute appeal over secret drug cocktail Father and son, 17, attempting to break around-the-world flying record are killed after their plane crashes off American Samoa 'What if I decide to run?' Michele Bachmann says there's a 'chance' she could join the ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lake Chelan Mirror

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'Lunchtime in the Morrison Formation' by Ray Troll is now n view in Cruisin' the Washington Fossil Freeway with Artist Ray Troll and Paleontologist Kirk Johnson, organized by the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Washington, Science, Paleontology, us Travel, Seattle Travel, North America Travel, Travel

CBS News

Longest fossilized poop to be sold at auction

If anyone had the guts to guess fossilized excrement, they would be right. What is being described as possibly the longest piece of ancient poop ever found will be sold at an auction on Saturday at the I.M. Chait Gallery in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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