A guide to recent dinosaur discoveries
By: Amanda Mittra
Dinosaurs have taken the world by storm just as they had done millions of years ago. The only difference is that this present storm is the fascination that has arisen out of many dinosaur fossil discoveries during this past year, 2008-2009. The discoveries of these...
A guide to recent dinosaur discoveries
By: Colleen Mart
On October 9, 2009, the New Zealand Herald reported that dinosaur foot tracks have been found near Nelson, the northern tip of the South Island of New Zealand. Dinosaur tracks are frequently found here in America and the discovery of dinosaur foot tracks in New...
A guide to recent dinosaur discoveries
By: Boruch Fishman - 548547
2009 has brought forth great new discoveries of dinosaur variety and behavior, throughout the globe. In a startling find, scientists uncovered the remains of a new species of Pleosaurus, the largest sea dinosaur of the Jurrasic period. This monster of the oceans was 50...
By: Wendy R.
Recent dinosaur discoveries This year there have been many new fascinating dinosaur discoveries. Canadian researchers found what they believed to be the smallest dinosaur in North America. This dinosaur was smaller than a cat and was known as Hesperonychus elizabethae. This small dinosaur is thought...
A guide to recent dinosaur discoveries
By: Jill Danderfer
Dinosaurs have captivated the human mind since the discovery of the first fossils in the mid-1800s. These creatures had a unique world that we can only imagine, and we are learning more about it every day.A major discovery was made a few years ago...
By: Tenebris
Several new dinosaurs have been discovered in 2009. The discovery of Australia's largest ever concentration of dinosaur bones in Queensland helped to make it a particularly good year for the southern hemisphere. The three new early Cretaceous dinosaur species identified from the Queensland find include...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The most popular and common current cultural depictions of dinosaurs involve their size and their ability to remain at the top of the food chain. The Tyrannosaurus Rex, the king of dinosaurs, was first and most broadly represented to the world as the gross, brutal...
Beginning of Life
By: Daniel Relph
As the theory of accretion goes, Earth came together from matter in the nebula surrounding the early Sun. The end of this process was marked by giant impacts. One of these giant impacts consisted of a proto planet we call Theia. According to the...
The significance of the Burgess Shale
By: Hai Shunxi
I took the dogs down to Galveston Island last month to romp in the Gulf of Mexico's warm waters. While there I was fascinated by the jellyfish washing up on the beach. They number beyond counting, to be sure; but the delicate bodies quickly disintegrate...
By: Janet Grischy
The Burgess Shale formation contains a vitally important collection of fossils. They are significant because of their age, about 505 million years old; because of their fine detail, which preserves the soft parts of ancient organisms; and because some of them are the remains of...

 

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