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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 ...
Express   01 January 2021   Russia   Siberia  
<p>The superbly-preserved Ice Age woolly rhino was uncovered with many of its internal organs still intact. The precious carcass was recovered from permafrost in Russia's extreme northern region.<br />Russian state media reported how the holly rhino was revealed ...
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 ...
Fox News   22 August 2020   USA   Grand Canyon, Arizona  
<p>Fossil footprints from 313 million years ago are the oldest to ever be found in the Grand Canyon.<br />A geology professor from Norway, Allan Krill, made the surprising discovery four years ago on a hike with students.<br />Lying next to the trail, in plain ...
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 ...
Live Science   30 April 2020   World  
<p>Despite old, out-of-date drawings of long-necked dinosaurs wading in swamps, scientists have long believed that dinosaurs were a land-loving bunch: None were thought to swim. Now, though, a new tail fossil found in Morocco reveals that the sharp-toothed ...
DOGO news   24 March 2020   World  
<p>Over the years, researchers have unearthed fossils of many of the estimated 2,468 dinosaur species that roamed Earth during the Mesozoic era, which spanned from between 252 million years ago to about 66 million years ago. However, few can compare to the ...
The Guardian   15 March 2020   UK   Scotland  
<p>Last week scientists discovered the first Stegosaurus footprints in Scotland. Which other prehistoric reptiles lived on these shores? </p>
Tech Explorist   02 March 2020   USA   Montana  
<p>Scientists from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and Mary Schweitzer, of North Carolina State University in the United States, have discovered evidence of fossilized cell nuclei and ...