By: Rex Trulove
One would think that with the interest in dinosaurs and the amount of information we have about them, that there wouldn't be very many myths surrounding the creatures. The fact is that there are many popular myths about dinosaurs. It isn't very hard to figure...
By: Jane Allyson
Through studying the bone structure, teeth, stomach contents, physiology and location of dinosaur fossils, scientists can gain great knowledge about the kind of food these ancient lizards lived on.Dinosaurs are divided into two orders: theSaurischia ( lizard-hipped) andOrnithischia (birdhipped). They can then can be...
Characteristics of the Ornithischia order of dinosaurs
By: Joseph Malek
There are five known kinds of Ornithischian dinosaurs in the fossil record of prehistoric animals. They all have one thing in common, in spite of the fact that their outer appearance differs greatly from each other. Each of these dinosaurs had a hip structure that...
Popular myths about dinosaurs
By: Betty Carew
It is common knowledge that dinosaurs vanished off the face of the earth approximately 65 million years ago. It was a mass annihilation that still leaves peoples imagination wondering how they lived, how they ate and especially how they became extinct. Geologist and paleontologist are...
By: Kessie Carroll
Fact: Dinosaurs are extinct.Beyond that, it's all guesswork. Why did they all die, and yet other species survived? Why only this particular group of animals?The most popular theory is the asteroid. It's featured in cartoons and movies, because hey, a giant ball of...
Famous dinosaur fossil hunters
By: Brenda Nelson
Throughout the past two hundred years a number of people have played important roles in the discovery of dinosaur fossils. Some of these people were scientists, whose field was later called "Paleontology", many great discoveries were made by regular people who hunted for fossils in...
What was the first discovery of dinosaur remains?
By: Joseph Malek
It is reasonable to believe that one or more of the early species of Human Beings, at one time or another, must have discovered the remains of what we now know as being some type of dinosaur. Then again, we certainly do not know how...
Types of climates that dinosaurs lived in
By: Joseph Malek
The Mesozoic era, which began about 240 million years ago and ended about 65 million year ago, is commonly referred to as the "Age of Reptiles." During that span of time the Earth evolved from one continent to many continents, as the land masses...
What did dinosaurs eat?
By: Joseph Malek
Here again is a subject that, slowly but surely, will be added to the fossil record. Indeed, such a record would not be complete without knowing what each of those dinosaurs did eat, while they were alive during prehistoric times. The fossil record, as it...
Can scientists clone dinosaurs?
By: Joseph Malek
It might be possible within the future to clone those things that once lived upon or in the seas of our Earth. Even now some people are making an attempt to clone mastodons from the frozen bodies of such animals that were found in the...

 

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