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5 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press
If you're looking for an easy and close one-day family get-away, the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is a great place to go. Everything from jellyfish and bull sharks to otters, reptiles and dinosaurs await you.
13 hrs ago | RedOrbit
Image Caption: This reconstruction shows arboreal mammals in a Jurassic forest. The three animals on the left side represent the three new species of euharamiyidan mammals.
17 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth.
19 hrs ago | The Raw Story
Some of the most visually stunning sequences from director James Cameron's blockbuster movie "Avatar" involved graceful flying creatures that were ridden by blue human-like beings facing ecological destruction on a moon called Pandora. It turns out that an animal very similar to those "Avatar" creatures, called Ikran, actually did exist here on Earth long ago.
For Adrienne and Adam Whittle, Library Day at the Natural History Museum of Utah was the ideal reward for their children's summer reading. The Magna couple and their five children, ages 1 to 8, were among some 3,000 residents of Salt Lake County who received complimentary admission to the museum for meeting the reading goals they established with local libraries that are part of Salt Lake County Library Services.
"Jurassic Quest" is a national traveling dinosaur exhibit on display at the High Desert Events Center this weekend that transports visitors to a scene akin to a Hollywood movie. Organizers boast that its the largest dinosaur show in North America with more than 50 life-size animatronic creatures to see.
Modern mammals' ancestors may have emerged millions of years earlier than scientists suspected - around the time the first dinosaurs roamed the Earth. The fossilized remains of six little tree-dwelling animals push the lineage of today's mammals back to the Late Triassic , more than 200 million years ago, researchers report September 10 in Nature .
The dinosaurs are coming! The countdown begins for the 89th annual Kern County Fair. The gates officially open on Wednesday, but this weekend crews will be extra busy putting all the finishing touches.
The massive jaws and the adaptive limbs would help Spinosaurus to catch giant fish and other dinosaurs and become the biggest predatory dinosaur, despite the challenging opposition of other giant theropods that are much more terrestrial; Spinosaurus image ; Credit: A© Shutterstock The genus Spinosaurus refers to an animal that has now been established as the largest predatory beast ever known. As might be predicted, the support of water in some niche involving semi-aquatic habits was likely to be useful.
Thursday night's opening performance of "Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular" at the Staples Center brought in a crowd of dinosaur enthusiasts and their families. Based on the award-winning BBC television series the two hour 45 minute live show, with a 20 minute break in-between, is spectacular in scale with eye-popping realistic life-size puppets, some 36 ft in height and 56 ft in length requiring three handlers-one handler working the mobility to move around on stage and two handlers working remotely off-stage with the body movement functions and sounds.
Noah Ritter, 5, has had a lot of screen time lately, and he's about to get a lot more! Freshpet says, "We teamed up with superstar Noah Ritter to hear his thoughts about Dogs, Dinosaurs, and everything in-between. To further pursue his bright future as a paleontologist, we've set up a college fund for Noah so that he can continue his dream.
I've been a working journalist for more than a quarter of a century, much of it freelance, with a particular interest in science, technology and medicine. My experience includes writing for The Economist's science section, The Independent on Sunday, The Telegraph and New Statesman, as well as papers in Canada and Jamaica.
Over 10 years ago, John Paul Jones went on a vacation that changed his life. The high school science teacher was traveling through the badlands in southern Montana when he ran into a couple young men with a possibility: Their ranchland about 150 miles down the road almost certainly contained some dinosaur fossils.
The first bones came in a cardboard box. Nizar Ibrahim, a paleontologist, was in the Moroccan oasis town of Erfoud at the edge of the Sahara, returning from a dinosaur dig in the sands.
Nizar Ibrahim scoured the deserts of northern Africa to paint the most complete picture of a mid-Cretaceous ecosystem ever described. Editor's note: Nizar Ibrahim is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers , which honors tomorrow's visionaries-those making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the planet.
Scientists announced new findings about the first ever non-bird dinosaur that could have lived much of its time in the water. National Geographic created a life-size 50-foot model of the prehistoric creature.
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Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:10 pm
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