They’re Calling This Adorable Creature The ‘Platypus’ Of Dinosaurs

Meet Chilesaurus diegosuarezi, a newly described dinosaur discovered by a seven-year-old boy in Chile. The theropod was related to famous meat-eaters like T. rex, but researchers think it was a vegetarian. Stranger still: It possessed a mixture of anatomical features unlike anything researchers have seen before.
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Mosasaurus Grabs A Shark Snack In Latest Jurassic World Poster

My, what big teeth you have! Here’s the newest Jurassic World poster, released ahead of the new trailer which drops on Monday. It depicts Mosasaurus, “the immense seagoing lizard,” swimming up to nibble on what would normally be a pretty scary-looking shark, but here kinda resembles a Goldfish cracker. » 4/18/15 12:55pm 4/18/15 12:55pm

Brontosaurus Should Be Reinstated As A Distinct Dinosaur, Say Scientists

It's the most famous dinosaur that never was — or at least that's what paleontologists have believed for 112 years. After an exhaustive comparative analysis of over 500 physical characteristics, researchers have concluded that Brontosaurus is sufficiently distinct from Apatosaurus to warrant its own genus. Bronto, it… » 4/07/15 8:25am 4/07/15 8:25am

Why Jurassic World Should Just Give Us The Feathered Dinosaurs We Want

Jurassic Park and its sequels have never been what you'd call scientifically accurate. (Sorry, Dr. Malcolm, standing still isn't camouflage.) And, yet, somehow, the lack of feathers is the inaccuracy that most rankles. Does it really matter that the new dinos will be scaly instead of soft? You bet it does. Here's why. » 2/13/15 4:20pm 2/13/15 4:20pm

The B-Movie Knock-Off Of Jurassic World Is Of Course Jurassic City

What happens if you don't have the budget to show an actual world taken over by genetically resurrected dinosaurs? Well, then you should probably limit yourself to sticking to a single city — much as Vertical Entertainment has done in their new, Jurassic World-inspired direct-to-DVD movie. And here's the trailer! » 1/09/15 6:40am 1/09/15 6:40am