A pair of dinosaur sculptures in the lawn of a Texas home has upset their local homeowner’s association. Seriously, who has a problem with dinosaurs? »
Let’s face it, you can’t show the extinction of the dinosaurs without including showing these prehistoric beasts mowing their lawns, going grocery shopping, and getting ridden by Jesus... Well, okay, so maybe this isn’t the most accurate video, but it is wickedly funny. »
Paleontologists have known for years that Tyrannosaurus Rex and other closely related theropods had jagged teeth to help them chew through flesh. But close inspection of crack-like features at the base of these serrations has revealed there’s more to these fearsome teeth than previously believed.
What if the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs missed Earth? That’s the premise at the start of The Good Dinosaur, Pixar’s long-delayed family adventure scheduled for release later this year. A new trailer is now out and it begins to hint at the beautiful places that question can take us. »
Two fossilized teeth (pictured above, left and center), recovered in Nagasaki, are believed to be from the lower jaw of a ten-meter tyrannosaur that lived some 81-million-years ago. Teeth from smaller tyrannosaurs have been found in Japan before, but this is reportedly the first evidence that so large a predator… »
Paleontologists in Canada have uncovered a new species of horned dinosaur that’s the oldest known relative of Triceratops.
Having been labeled as male both online and on their packaging, the Jurassic World dinosaur figures have been correctly relabeled as girls (at least online). Hasbro says the gender swap was “an oversight” and not an egregious, deliberate change, which may or may not be true. »
Academic rivalries can sometimes result in some pretty impressive science. Here’s how a war between two paleontologists ended up yielding over 140 new species — but also destroyed a lot of things on its way. »
The omnipresent practice of denying girls action figures has somehow hit a new low. Remember how in the Jurassic World movie, most of the dinosaurs—especially Chris Pratt’s Raptor squad—were constantly referred to as girls? Well, as Jurassic World action figures, they’ve all been genderswapped into boys. »
Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World has pulled in an astonishing $204.6 million debut in North America, and $511.8 million worldwide. »
A fantastic selection of concept art from Colin Trevorrow’s blockbuster, Jurassic World has surfaced on the web. Feast your eyes on some of the fantastic artwork that shows off theIsla Nublar’s popular attraction, and take in the wild beauty that the folks at InGen couldn’t tame.
With the release of Jurassic World just around the corner, we wanted to revisit the Steven Spielberg classic that started it all. 1993’s Jurassic Park has its share of great male characters (hello, Dr. Ian Malcolm!), but is most notable for its abundance of female roles. Below is our list of the 10 best female… »
Paleontologists in Alberta have described a fiercely intimidating Cretaceous Period dinosaur that featured a distinct set of facial horns and spines at the back of its skull.
Back in 2008, paleontologists discovered what appeared to be the fossilized egg of a horned dinosaur. A new study has re-identified it as belonging to — get this — a bird. So how could the original analysis have been so wrong? »