See The Most Detailed Images Ever Taken Of A Crocodile's Insides

Ever wanted to see inside the body of a crocodile in the highest of resolutions? Now you can, thanks to Ohio University Professor of Anatomy and Paleontology Larry Witmer. To understand dinosaur anatomy, he's turned to birds and crocodilians, their closest living relatives. » 4/05/14 11:01am 4/05/14 11:01am

Dinosaurs Were The Ideal Mounts For Navigating The Jungle Planet

Terry knew that the sauroid mounts bore only a superficial resemblance to the outdated images of dinosaurs he'd grown up seeing in his grandfather's encyclopedias, but he didn't care. Any time there was a hunt, he volunteered, eager to sit astride the scaly beasts and imagine their planet was a prehistoric Earth. » 3/28/14 5:00pm 3/28/14 5:00pm

Imagine Trying To Outrun This 600-Pound "Chicken From Hell"

Say hello to Anzu wyliei, a newly discovered Cretaceous era dinosaur that roamed the Dakotas 66 million years ago. Measuring nearly 12 feet long and weighing over 600 pounds, it's the largest oviraptorosaur ever discovered in North America. » 3/19/14 3:40pm 3/19/14 3:40pm

More Evidence that Dinosaurs Still Live Among Us

These are the formidable talons of a Harpy Eagle, one of the largest species of raptor on Earth. Let them serve as a reminder that bloodthirsty dinosaurs live among us, that they are descended from downy forebears, and that, yes, feathered animals can be downright terrifying. » 3/05/14 5:00pm 3/05/14 5:00pm

Mercury the two-legged cat does the world's cutest T. rex impressions

Mercury the cat was found at five weeks old with no front legs. His limbs were unfortunately too injured to accommodate prosthetics, so being the industrious cat that he is, he instead learned to walk on his hind legs. This makes Mercury's perhaps the fuzziest, most adorable T. rex impressions in the history of T. rex » 3/02/14 2:15pm 3/02/14 2:15pm

Here's a chicken wearing a prosthetic tail to walk like a dinosaur

You already know about the evolutionary areas of overlap between dinosaurs and modern-day birds. Now one group of researchers is using those similarities for science, by attaching a prosthetic tail to a chicken to study how dinosaurs might have walked. » 2/06/14 11:09am 2/06/14 11:09am

Feathered dinosaur death site could be an "animal Pompeii"

A series of fossil discoveries in the 1990s changed our understanding of the lives of early birds and mammals, as well as the dinosaurs they shared an ecosystem with. All those discoveries had one thing in common: they came from a small region in northern China that preserved what is now called the Jehol Biota. » 2/05/14 7:20am 2/05/14 7:20am

Newly discovered titanosaur was one of the largest land animals ever

Introducing Yongjinglong datangi, a titanosaur that lumbered across the fields of China during the Early Cretaceous period some 100 million years ago. The specimen discovered, a juvenile not yet fully grown, measured nearly 60 feet in length, making it one of the largest species to ever walk the Earth. » 1/31/14 6:00pm 1/31/14 6:00pm

This "Tactical Raptor" is pretty badass, even without feathers

The only thing more terrifying that a raptor tearing through your office building is a raptor tearing through your office building while outfitted in next-generation military tactical gear. (Because lord knows dual scythe-like killing claws aren't gonna cut it in the 21st century, amirite?) » 1/25/14 5:00pm 1/25/14 5:00pm