Early interpretations of dinosaurs
By: W. H. Lindgren
In 2000, Princeton Univ. Press published "The First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times" by Adrienne Mayor. As a folklorist, she presents an interpretation that the Greek myths and legends demonstrate knowledge of the fossilized remains of Protoceratops as the not-so-mythical beast "The...
Early interpretations of dinosaurs
By: David Brown - 226423
Dinosaurs are probably the most misunderstood of God's creatures when it comes to their early interpretation. This writer calls dinosaurs God's creatures because He did create them as much as He created humanity. The problem with the early interpretation is this: where in relationship to...
Primordial Soup Theory
By: Tubby Felcher
While it is nearly impossible to recreate an event which happened billions of years ago, one must keep in mind the scientific meaning of the term "theory." It's not just an assumption thrown together based on other random guesses. It is a general...
Extinct mega-predators: Tyrannosaurus Rex
By: Mac Pike
Nightmare from the late Cretaceous: Carrying up to eight tons of bone, muscle and teeth, Tyrannosaurus Rex is the embodiment of predatory power from the earths distant past. Forty feet long from nose to tail tip, standing up to twenty feet tall with a head...
Sea monsters: Carcharodon Megalodon
By: Zaq Wilk
The great white shark fills many humans with fear. However, a few million years ago, there were far bigger sharks. The biggest shark know to man is megalodon. Scientists have been able to calculate an approximate length from the dimensions of the teeth, and have...
Fossil dinosaur tracks at Glen Rose, Texas
By: James Johnson
The town of Glen Rose is located in north central Texas in the United States. It is located near the Paluxy River and site to some on the most clearly defined as well as largest collection of Dinosaur footprints in the world. The tracks contain...
Extinct mega-predators: Andrewsarchus
By: D. Vogt
Andrewsarchus mongoliensis, normally known simply as Andrewsarchus, is - at least within the known fossil record - the largest carnivorous mammal ever to live on land. Named after the paleontologist who discovered it, Roy Andrews, Andrewsarchus currently survives only in the form of a massive...
How to make a fossil
By: James Johnson
fossils, they fascinate the young and old alike. They are the remains or imprints left by creatures and plants that lived thousands and millions of years ago. They have been found on every single continent, even Antarctica! While it takes eons to create true fossils...
Extinct mega-predators: Panthera leo atrox
By: Mac Pike
Biggest of the big cats: Until a larger contender is discovered this is the honor we must grant to Panthera leo atrox, the American lion, sometimes known as the American cave lion. This truly enormous cat is estimated to have been at least twenty five...
Extinct mega-predators: Andrewsarchus
By: Mac Pike
Andrewsarchus mongoliensus, nebulous nightmare: One of the more interesting and yet tantalizingly enigmatic creatures from the Eocene epoch, a time that abounded with interesting fauna of all kinds, Andrewsarchus is difficult to describe with authority. This is so because so little in the fossil record...

 

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