September 2, 2020

How many of you have heard Wendiceratops? More importantly, how many of you have heard of paleontologist Wendy Sloboda?

Ms. Sloboda is one of the most accomplished in the field paleontologists in the world. She is responsible for over 300 newly discovered and displayed...

August 27, 2020

I recently had the pleasure of listening to a Ted Talk with evolutionary biologist Dr. Emma Schachner and the compelling new theory of why Dinosaurs were able to become the dominant species on the planet in the late Triassic.

Dr. Schachner explains that the most popular...

August 27, 2020

In Case you missed it!

Dilophosaurus had semi OPPOSABLE THUMBS?

UCBerkley confirmed. https://ucmp.berkeley.edu/dilophosaur/habits.html

It’s a well-known fact that Dilophosaurus was one of the very few dinosaurs in the Jurassic Park franchise that is actually from the Jura...

February 15, 2020

Meet Thanatotheristes degrootorum. A large 26 foot long tyrannosaur living 80 million years ago in what is now Alberta Canada. It’s name comes from the Greek god of death “Thanatos” and the Greek word for “reap”.

So loosely translated the name means
“Reaper of Death”

Deg...

February 15, 2020

The Dracula Parrot!!!!
One of the most bad ass modern dinosaurs I have seen yet!

Also known as Pesquet's parrot or the vulturine parrot, The Dracula parrot is found only in the cloud forests in the foothills and lower mountains of New Guinea. The Dracula parrot is a lar...

February 15, 2020

Modern birds can trace their origins to theropods, a branch of mostly meat-eaters on the dinosaur family tree.

What do sparrows, geese and owls have in common with a velociraptor or the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex? All can trace their origins to a bipedal, mostly meat-eati...

October 29, 2019

#blastfromthepast

How many of you remember the Willo fossil? It’s been almost 20 years since the first article was published. A 66 million year old Thescelosaurus discovered in South Dakota in 1993 by Michael Hammer and his son Jeff in the Hell Creek formation. This is...

September 18, 2019

Growing up in California I never really had the opportunity to see a whole lot of fossil exhibits or museums. California just didn't have any. Aside from the famous Cenozoic era themed "La Brea Tar Pits". I have had the privilege to be able to visit this wonderful muse...

September 18, 2019

This new interactive book series is buzzing right now. “Could you survive” not a whole lot of information about this series yet or where to buy them, but it looks as though they will be released in February 2020.

I would gather that they are like those interactive boo...

June 20, 2019

Some 66 million years ago, a Tyrannosaurus rex weighing an estimated 19,555 pounds—nearly as much as four pick-up trucks—roamed what is now the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Measuring roughly 42 feet long, the dinosaur led what University of Alberta paleontologist...

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