Read more about the article Palaeontologists Discover New Crocodile Species With Thickest Eggs Ever That Lived With Last Dinosaurs
Picture shows Pachykrokolithus excavatum shell fragments, undated. They were found in found in La Ribagorza, Spain, dated within the 250,000 years of the Cretaceous period, close to the extinction of the dinosaurs. (Manuel Perez Pueyo/Newsflash)

Palaeontologists Discover New Crocodile Species With Thickest Eggs Ever That Lived With Last Dinosaurs

Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of crocodile that lived with the last dinosaurs and that laid the thickest eggs on record. The group of palaeontologists from the University of Zaragoza in Spain, working with colleagues at the NOVA University Lisbon and the Catalan Institute of Human Palaeoecology and Social…

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Read more about the article Massive Predator Dinosaur Dating Back 125 Million Years Found On Isle Of Wight
An illustration of White Rock spinosaurid by Anthony Hutchings. (UoS, A Hutchings/Newsflash)

Massive Predator Dinosaur Dating Back 125 Million Years Found On Isle Of Wight

Experts in the UK have discovered what could well be Europe's biggest carnivorous dinosaur and largest land predator dating back 125 million years on the Isle of Wight. Palaeontologists at the University of Southampton say the discovery represents what could prove to be Europe's largest known land predator, which measured…

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Read more about the article Boffins Find Two New Prehistoric Dolphin Species – In Swiss Alps
Life restoration of the dolphins described in this study: Kentriodon in the foreground, in the background a squalodelphinid (left) and a physeterid (right) chasing a group of eurhinodelphinids. (Jaime Chirinos/Newsflash)

Boffins Find Two New Prehistoric Dolphin Species – In Swiss Alps

Scientists in Switzerland have discovered two previously unknown dolphin species that inhabited the area of today’s landlocked mountainous country 20 million years ago. Palaeontologists at the University of Zurich said they used fragments of ear bones, teeth and vertebrae to determine the characteristics of the two species. They added that…

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Read more about the article Baby Dinosaurs Found Inside Eggs Give New Clues To Evolution
Hadrosaurus Embryo from the Upper Cretaceous Hekou Formation found in Ganzhou Basin, Jiangxi Province, China. (Fujian Yingliang Stone Natural History Museum/AsiaWire)

Baby Dinosaurs Found Inside Eggs Give New Clues To Evolution

The most complete embryos belonging to a duckbilled herbivorous dinosaur ever found have been unearthed by palaeontologists in China. The scientists - who published their findings in the journal BMC Ecology and Evolution - reveal that they had found two dinosaur embryo fragments from the Upper Cretaceous in East China's…

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Read more about the article Incredible Pterosaur Fossil Proves Once And For All That Flying Dinosaurs Had Feathers – Not Fur
Artist’s reconstruction of the feathered pterosaur Tupandactylus, showing the feather types along the bottom of the headcrest: dark monofilaments and lighter-coloured branched feathers. (Bob Nicholls 2022/Newsflash)

Incredible Pterosaur Fossil Proves Once And For All That Flying Dinosaurs Had Feathers – Not Fur

One of the great unsolved mysteries about dinosaurs as to whether flying pterosaurs had feathers or fur has been solved after the discovery of a remarkable prehistoric fossil that can be clearly seen to have been feathered. An international team of palaeontologists have now officially presented this fossil proof that…

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Read more about the article Austrian Scientists Find Worlds First Proof Of Fossilised Squid Cartilage Using Home Office To Work In
Loligo vulgaris (pictured), one of the 10,000 unique fossils from the Alpine Triassic period that were examined from a team of researchers from the Natural History Museum Vienna and the University of Vienna. (NHM Vienna, Alexander Lukeneder/Newsflash)

Austrian Scientists Find Worlds First Proof Of Fossilised Squid Cartilage Using Home Office To Work In

A team of experts and science enthusiasts led by a married couple of palaeontologists who managed to keep working by turning their home into a science lab have discovered the world's first evidence of fossilised squid cartilage from a site in provincial Austria. Researchers at Vienna’s Natural History Museum (NHM)…

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Read more about the article German And Austrian Palaeontologists Reconstruct Loner Dinosaur That Was Sluggish And Deaf
Life reconstruction of the dinosaur Struthiosaurus austriacus from the Late Cretaceous of Austria. (University of Vienna, Fabrizio De Rossi/Newsflash)

German And Austrian Palaeontologists Reconstruct Loner Dinosaur That Was Sluggish And Deaf

German and Austrian palaeontologists have reconstructed an 80-million-year-old dinosaur that was probably a slow-moving, hard-of-hearing loner. Struthiosaurus austriacus was up to eight metres (26 feet) tall, sluggish, had poor hearing and was probably a loner, the experts believe. The remains of the 80-million-year-old dinosaur were discovered in a mine near…

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Read more about the article 118 Stone T-Rex Set To Return Home After 66 Million Years
The skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex around eleven meters long and four meters high that was built in Upper Bavaria. (@dinopark.bayern/Newsflash)

118 Stone T-Rex Set To Return Home After 66 Million Years

A T-rex that once roamed North America is set to return home after a US millionaire paid German palaeontologists to put it back together for him like a giant jigsaw puzzle. The dinosaur experts in Upper Bavaria have spent months piecing together the 11-metre- (36-foot-) long, four-metre- (13-foot-) tall specimen.…

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Read more about the article Archaeologists Extract 30 Titanosaur Dinosaur Eggs From Huge Block Of Rock And Expect To Find 70 More
The first extracted titanosaur sauropod dinosaur egg near Huesca in northern Spain. (Universidad de Zaragoza/Newsflash)

Archaeologists Extract 30 Titanosaur Dinosaur Eggs From Huge Block Of Rock And Expect To Find 70 More

Archaeologists have extracted 30 titanosaur dinosaur eggs found in a two-tonne block of rock in northern Spain and believe there could be as many as 70 more deeper inside the boulder. The titanosaur eggs, long-necked sauropods that lived until the extinction event at the end of the Cretaceous period, were…

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Read more about the article New 95 Million Year Old Fish Species Discovered In Mexico
The fossil of a fish not previously identified, dated 95 million years ago, discovered by Paleontologists from UNAM in 2018 in Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, Mexico, published the findings in July 2021.

New 95 Million Year Old Fish Species Discovered In Mexico

Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of fish that lived 95 million years ago. Palaeontologists from the Institute of Geology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) found the fossil in the municipality of Ocozocoautla de Espinosa in the south-eastern Mexican state of Chiapas in 2018. Despite the discovery…

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