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BBC NEWS   08 July 2022   Argentina  
<p>A team of scientists in Argentina say they have discovered a new giant predatory dinosaur that had a huge head - but tiny arms for its size.<br />Writing in the Current Biology journal, the scientists say extensive skeletal remains of a previously unknown ...
CNN   08 June 2021   Australia   Queensland  
<p>A new species of dinosaur discovered in Australia has been confirmed as the largest ever found in the country, and one of the biggest in the world.<br />The fossilized skeleton, nicknamed "Cooper," was found in southwest Queensland in 2007, at Cooper Creek ...
<p>Russell Ball was taking one of his usual walks along Vancouver Island&rsquo;s Puntledge River on a cool, grey day in January when he noticed something out of the ordinary.<br />As he knelt down and began chipping away around the patch of brown, he felt ...
Reuters   15 May 2021   Mexico  
<p>A team of palaeontologists in Mexico have identified a new species of dinosaur after finding its 72 million-year-old fossilized remains almost a decade ago, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) said on Thursday.<br />The new species, ...
Metro   14 April 2021   UK   Jurassic Coast  
<p>A major landslide has seen 4,000 tonnes of rock plunge down onto a beach on the Jurassic Coast. Rubble has completely blocked a section of the beach after the 430ft sandstone cliff gave way on Monday night causing boulders the size of cars to plummet near ...
Extreme Tech   25 January 2021   Argentina  
<p>The largest land animal alive today is the African bush elephant, weighing in at around 20,000 pounds. As big as elephants are, they&rsquo;ve got nothing on some extinct megafauna. Scientists excavating a new species of dinosaur in Argentina have reported ...
Smithsonian   22 December 2020   World  
<p>There&rsquo;s never been a better time to be a dinosaur fan. Even in a year where fossil explorations have been curtailed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, paleontologists have dug deep to describe dozens of new species and unlock new secrets about our ...
Science News   14 December 2020   Brazil  
<p>The fossil of a chicken-sized, meat eater from Brazil that had a mane of fluffy filaments and a pair of stiff, ribbon-like streamers emerging from both shoulders is the first dinosaur with feathers ever discovered in the Southern Hemisphere.<br />Named ...
DW   10 July 2020   Brazil  
<p>A team of Brazilian researchers announced on Friday the discovery of a 115-million-year-old fossil belonging to a previously unknown species of dinosaur in the northeastern state of Ceara.<br />The "Aratasaurus museunacionali" is a previously unknown species ...
The Guardian   02 April 2020   South Africa  
<p>The earliest known skull of Homo erectus has been unearthed by an Australian-led team of researchers who have dated the fossil at two million years old, showing the first of our ancestors existed up to 200,000 years earlier than previously thought.<br>The ...