ARTICLES RELATING TO DINOSAURS

International excitement as a new dinosaur species is discovered in an old South African museum exhibit

2019-08-06 05:51

The new plant-eating species measured roughly 4 metres in length, and is estimated have weighed up to 300kg.

Paleontologists have discovered the world's biggest and longest-lived T. rex. It weighed almost 10,000 kilograms.

2019-03-28 07:46

The world's heaviest T. rex to date, nicknamed Scotty, weighed almost 10,000 kilograms.

These will be the most popular toys for Christmas, Toys R Us predicts

2018-11-07 18:37

This year will see high demand for toys involving augmented reality, collectibles, slime, dinosaurs, unicorns and interactive pets, say the people who sell them.

US claims largest dinosaur foot ever discovered

2018-07-25 08:41

About 150 million years ago, a giant, long-necked dinosaur stomped on the ground in the midwestern US state of Wyoming and left behind what researchers say is the largest dinosaur foot ever discovered.

New idea shakes up dinosaur family tree

2017-03-22 21:09

Tyrannosaurus Rex and his buddies could be on the move as a new study proposes a massive shake-up of the dinosaur family tree.

Dinosaurs got tumours too

2016-07-08 13:41

Fossils show evidence of abnormal growths as long as 69 million years ago.

Dinosaur fossils found in western India - geologist

2016-01-24 07:25

A geologist says his team has discovered what it believes are dinosaur fossils in the western Indian state of Gujarat that could be millions of years old.

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The thigh bone of a 200-million-year-old dinosaur has been revealed by Wits researchers, who say it is the largest animal ever found in the Karoo. View pics of the discovery here.

The thigh bone of a 200-million-year-old dinosaur has been revealed by Wits researchers, who say it is the largest animal ever found in the Karoo. View pics of the discovery here.

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National Guard airlifts dino fossils out of wilderness

2015-10-30 08:26

A National Guard Blackhawk helicopter plucked the skull of a baby Pentaceratops— encased in plaster, from the wilderness and airlifted it to a waiting cargo truck. The team also airlifted the skull of an adult Pentaceratops that was found about 16km away.

Sesotho name for dinosaur discovered in Free State

2015-06-24 17:02

Researchers from South Africa and Argentina have discovered a new dinosaur in the Free State that is 200 million years old - and gave it a Sesotho name.

 

This 'bizarre-looking, buck-toothed' dinosaur that could fit in your palm flew around the Jurassic skies like a bat

2019-05-16 05:42

Scientists discovered a 163-million-year old dinosaur in China that had leathery wings like a modern-day bat.

WATCH: Two dinosaur skeletons up for auction for up to R13 million

2018-11-14 15:37

The Artcurial auction house is staging two Jurassic-era dinosaur skeletons in its private mansion in Paris. They are on show for five days before being auctioned at dinosaur-sized prices.

Giant dinosaurs may have walked from South Africa to Argentina, scientists say

2018-09-27 17:00

About 200 million years ago, South Africa was home to the largest dinosaur on Earth.

Bird-like dinosaurs hatched eggs like chickens - study

2017-06-28 20:13

Feathered dinosaurs that walked on two legs and had parrot-like beaks shared another characteristic with modern birds - they brooded clutches of eggs at a temperature similar to chickens, a study has shown.

Terrifying Argentine carnivorous dinosaur had tiny arms

2016-07-14 13:01

Scientists say unearthed fossils from a carnivorous dinosaur that lived in Argentina about 90 million years ago show that it had tiny arms compared with its body.

After 10 years, T-rex stands tall in Hilton store

2016-05-25 13:01

A Tyrannosaurus Rex named Marmaduke has taken up residence in the leafy hollows of Hilton.

Dinosaur larger than T-Rex found on SA soil

2015-11-10 16:16

The remains of the largest dinosaurs to ever be found on South African soil have been revealed at the Wits University Origins Centre.

200-million-year-old dinosaur thigh bone to be revealed

2015-11-10 09:08

The thigh bone of a yet-to-be-named 200-million-year-old dinosaur is set to be revealed by Wits University researchers.

Pig-snouted turtle from dinosaur era discovered in Utah

2015-10-22 08:02

A strange pig-snouted turtle that lived alongside tyrannosaurs and duck-billed dinosaurs has been discovered in Utah.

Dinosaurs were warm-blooded

2015-05-29 07:36

Dinosaurs, those bygone masters of the planet, were warm-blooded just like today's mammals, according to a scientist who judged their metabolism using body mass and growth rates deduced from fossils.

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