The Great Chinese Dinosaur Boom

The Great Chinese Dinosaur Boom

What has emerged from beneath the fields of Liaoning province (and parts of neighboring provinces) is, however, bigger than dinosaurs: a couple of decades of digging have uncovered two miraculously well-preserved ancient worlds.

The dinosaur menu, as revealed by calcium

The dinosaur menu, as revealed by calcium

By studying calcium in fossil remains in deposits in Morocco and Niger, researchers have been able to reconstruct the food chains of the past, thus explaining how so many predators could coexist in the dinosaurs’ timey.

Eric London and the first ever dinosaur tooth

Eric London and the first ever dinosaur tooth

Amongst the collections at Te Papa is a simple fossilised tooth that is truly a world first and the envy of dinosaur fanatics worldwide; it's a tooth that was discovered near Brighton, in England, around 1820 by Mary Ann Mantell and her husband, Gideon

Rare dinosaur eggs discovered

Rare dinosaur eggs discovered

A team of paleontologists has found a clutch with more than eight football-sized oviraptorosaur eggs from sediments deposited around 97 million years ago; the first time a clutch of oviraptorosaur eggs has been found on the North American continent.

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