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Fact check: The triceratops became extinct 66 million years ago. The director of Jurassic Park has never shot one for sport.
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A prehistoric discovery was made at Meadowhall shopping centre as a construction team inadvertently uncovered the bones of what they believe was once a dinosaur.
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Image Caption : This is a specimen of a pterygotid from Yale University's collections.
Image Caption: This is a skeletal reconstruction of Scansoriopteryx with outlines to indicate the extent of the feathers.
This artistic rendering shows a tapir-like animal, left, and an early relative of the hedgehog, right, during the Early Eocene era in British Columbia.
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No, director Steven Spielberg did not shoot and kill a dinosaur in a photo that has been showing up on social media.
Movie-maker Stephen Spielberg has been targeted by idiotic web trolls who didn't realise dinosaurs died out 66 million years ago.
Scientists once believed ancient arthropods known as the sea scorpions -- or more formally, pterygotid eurypterids -- were the preeminent predators of the ocean shallows.
The United States returned to Mongolia on Thursday more than 18 dinosaur skeletons and fossils stolen from the Gobi desert and smuggled abroad, saying they were enough to stock a museum.
James T. Hayes leads the New York office of Homeland Security Investigations. He says a sizeable portion of at least 31 fossilized dinosaur remains was returned to Mongolian authorities on Thursday.
A new dinosaur track site has been discovered in Alaska's Denali National Park. Paleontologists from with the Perot Museum of Nature and Science documented the find.
Pterosaurs, the first flying vertebrates that lived between 66-228 million years ago, went extinct around the end of the Cretaceous period.
Brandon Arceneaux and Chris Hoegemeyer have ignored the critics who warn that movie theaters are a dinosaur industry, destined for extinction as more people spend a greater portion of their time entertaining themselves on personal digital devices.
The re-examination of a sparrow-sized fossil from China challenges the commonly held belief that birds evolved from ground-dwelling theropod dinosaurs that gained the ability to fly.
A Utah man accused of stealing the fossilized footprint from a meat-eating dinosaur of the Jurassic Period is set to be in court for a change of plea hearing.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 10:43 am
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