Tag: Jurassic

Children's Museum Going Big On Dino Exhibit With $27.5 Million Budget

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is leaving no stone unturned when it comes to learning about the lives of the dinosaurs. Together with dozens of experts, it will embark in a multimillion Mission Jurassic project.

Animals March 27, 2019

CT Scan Reveals Ancient Sea Monster Skull Discovered 60 Years Ago Have Fake 'Bones'

Digital reconstruction of a 200-million-year old skull of an ichthyosaur found in 1955 revealed more fake materials than expected. One of the fake bones was so expertly modeled researchers only realized it was a fake because of the scans.

Animals January 8, 2019

150-Million-Year-Old Piranha-Like Fish Specimen Found In Germany Is Earliest Known Flesh-Eating Fish

A fish specimen in Germany was found to have long pointed teeth, as well as triangular ones with serrated cutting edges along the lower jaw. Are they anything like modern-day piranhas?

Animals October 20, 2018

Jurassic Fossil Tail Could Be Missing Link In Crocodile Family Tree

A fossil tail dug up from a mountain in Hungary may have belonged to an intermediary species of crocodile that lived during the Jurassic period. What are this species's features?

Animals May 12, 2018

Jurassic Ichtyhosaur Fossil Found In India For The First Time

The first almost-complete Jurassic ichthyosaur fossil was found in the Kachchh Region of Gujarat, India. Though the skull and tail are incomplete, the ancient marine reptile was likely 5.5 meters long.

Ancient October 27, 2017

Qijianglong guokr: 50-Foot Long Dinosaur Fossil Found in China With 25-Foot Long Neck

Compared with the sauropods, whose necks make up a third of their body length, the neck of the Qijianglong, a member of the mamenchisaurid dinosaur group, spans half of the length of its body. Its bones also resemble those of the Chinese mythical dragons.

Animals January 31, 2015

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