By: Kessie Carroll
There are many similarities between dinosaurs and birds. There are also just as many differences.Some large theropods, like the allosaurus, have been recently discovered to have air sacs around their lungs. Since allosaurs are far too big to be otherwise related to birds, and...
The history of dinosaur discovery
By: Terri Gilliam
Millions of years ago, dinosaurs roamed the Earth as rulers of their domain until they mysteriously disappeared from existence. In fact, their existence wasn't even known about until 1824. Since then, paleontologists have discovered more than 300 species, and they once again dominate. Maybe not...
Types of climates that dinosaurs lived in
By: DianeD
The Mesozoic Era, frequently referred to as the Age of the Giants, the Age of the Retiles, or the Age of the Dinosaurs began 240 million years ago and lasted until the well-known mass extinction 65 million years ago. This era, spanning 185 million years...
Theories on how dinosaurs became extinct
By: Chanin Storm
Analysis of Dinosaur Extinction TheoriesWhy are humans so curious about the beasts, the dinosaurs that roamed the earth over 65 million years ago? We know so little about them, and yet they are considered a special addition to the history and evolution of the world...
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
The Extinction of the DinosaursFor 165 Million Years, give or take a million years or so, the dinosaurs - along with the insects - were the supreme life forms upon this earth. Indeed, the earth was their kingdom. They fought, they hunted, they bred, whilst...
How are fossils formed?
By: Betty Carew
The process of fossilization is not an easy one and there are several different ways that this process takes place. Some of these methods that form fossils are extremely rare. A fossil can be as large as the dinosaurs that once roamed our planet or...
Which of today's animals lived alongside dinosaurs?
By: Marc Phillippe Babineau
There are many theories abounding about which of today's animals lived alongside dinosaurs, like the shark, which actually patrolled the waters long before dinosaurs walked the Earth, but unfortunately we have no proof that sharks ever walked on land. However, in almost every single one...
By: Perry McCarney
The taxonomic superorder of Dinosauria contains two specific orders: Saurischia and Ornithischia. It is unlikely that all of the large number of species classified under these two orders could swim, but it is far more unlikely that none of them could. The species of reptiles...
Characteristics of the Ornithischia order of dinosaurs
By: Perry McCarney
Dinosaurs dominated the terrestrial (land) environments for approximately 160 million years. Other orders of reptiles dominated the skies and the seas and are often mistakenly thought of as dinosaurs. But the taxonomic superorder of Dinosauria only contained two specific orders: Saurischia and Ornithischia. These two...
Can scientists clone dinosaurs?
By: Sharmal Kelambi
If you were someone captivated by the movie Jurassic Park'-as I did as just a child-you might certainly have spent, at least a single day in your life, dreaming what it is like to see living dinosaurs. It's so fascinating to think of those giant...

 

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