The Dinosaur Waited Patiently on Its Wing Legs, Ready for Flight

Last week, researchers announced the discovery of the largest four-winged dinosaur ever found. Now the gifted paleo artist Emily Willoughby has created this lovely image of Changyuraptor yangi, where you can clearly see its "leg wings." » 7/22/14 5:21pm 7/22/14 5:21pm

Another Fine Feathered Friend from the Cretaceous

We can't ever resist the urge to post a beautiful new dinosaur image from paleoartist Emily Willoughby. This is a Utahraptor, who lived during the Cretaceous period in (you guessed it) regions that are now part of the western United States. The feathers look amazing. » 4/04/14 5:00pm 4/04/14 5:00pm

How did this four-winged Microraptor fly?

During the late Cretaceous, this gorgeous four-winged Microraptor flitted among the dinosaurs in a region we call China today. Now, paleontologist Darren Naish and his colleagues have done a series of crazy experiments to figure out how these seemingly-impossible bird ancestors flew. » 11/18/13 5:20pm 11/18/13 5:20pm

Quite Possibly the Cutest (Accurate) Dinosaur Illustration Ever

Science artist Emily Willoughby specializes in birds and their feathery ancestors among dinosaurs. And in this illustration, "The Rains of Rogling," is possibly the cutest scientifically accurate rendition of a dinosaur I've ever seen. It probably helps that this is a picture of a baby, and (yes) it's covered in… » 8/02/12 8:20am 8/02/12 8:20am