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A bizarre dragon-like creature that lived during the Triassic period used its remarkably long neck to hunt unsuspecting prey in shallow water, scientists have found.
The discovery of predatory dinosaurs in marine sediments in Morocco suggests life was abundant and diversifying at the end of the Cretaceous period.
Researchers have found that a fossil of the lizard-like Tridentinosaurus antiquus is mostly fake.
In 2022, fossil hunters noticed a snout sticking out of a cliff face on the Jurassic Coast. It turned out to be one of the largest and most complete pliosaur skulls ever discovered.
Dinosaurs may have ruled Earth for over 160 million years because the way they walked gave them a big advantage during the drying climate of the Triassic.
Researchers measured the temperature of the Chicxulub crater 66 million years ago, unlocking mysteries of the dinosaur-dooming mass extinction event.
Surprise discovery of 168-million-year-old pterosaur in rocks on Isle of Skye will help scientists narrow down major events in the evolution of these flying reptiles.
What was the typical life span of a dinosaur? It depends on the size and species, of course.
The robot faced up against grasshopper prey. But did the dinosaur it mimics actually eat insects?
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