Short guide to dinosaurs
By: John Louie Ramos
Despite our extreme fascination with dinosaurs, most of us have very little knowledge concerning them. We are limited to the information contained in our coloring books and the ideas presented in the National Geographic Channel. Dinosaurs are a diverse group of reptiles. They were gigantic...
Extinct mega-predators: Sarkastodon
By: Mac Pike
Sarkastodon: Record holder for largest mammalian predator? An Eocene contemporary of Andrewsarchus mongoliensus, and like Andrewsarchus and Megistotherium - a fellow creodont which roamed the North African plains of the Miocene epoch - contenders for the largest mammalian predator heavyweight crown, Sarkastodon were large and...
Extinct mega-predators: Giganotosaurus carolinii
By: Mac Pike
Giganotosaurus, new heavyweight champion: Long before Tyrannosaurus rex terrorized the North American woodlands at the close of the Cretaceous period another giant theropod dinosaur dominated the forests and swamps of what would become southern Argentina. Giganotosaurus carolinii, a name which means “Great Southern Lizard&rdquo...
Extinct mega-predators: Tyrannosaurus Rex
By: Joyce Ann Mallare - 541627
Lions are considered to be the king of all beasts because of its strength. The tyrannosaurus rex is considered to be the king of all dinosaurs because they are the largest carnivore among the prehistoric animals. In order to understand why the tyrannosaurus rex was...
Short guide to dinosaurs
By: Slawomir Puk
It is probably safe to say that some of the largest animals that have ever lived on the surface of this planet are members of a group of animals which has been collectively called dinosaurs. These ‘terrible reptiles’ as their name means, have excited...
By: Leigh Goessl
Scientists have recently made a remarkable discovery down under when they discovered a cluster of 15 million year old fossils. The find, located in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area in Queensland, was an unmatched one and could lead to more exciting discoveries. The report documenting...
Extinct mega predators: Sarcosuchus imperator
By: Mac Pike
Sarcosuchus Imperator, the dinosaur killer: The mid Cretaceous was the heyday of the dinosaurs, when monsters ruled the earth. But not every deadly creature was a dinosaur. Sub-Saharan Africa knew an ancient crocodilian we now call Sarcosuchus imperator, the largest crocodile yet discovered. Sarcosuchus imperator...
Extinct mega-predators: Spinosaurus
By: Mac Pike
Spinosaurus; enigmatic giant: Tyrannosaurus rex, long considered to be the heavyweight champion of the predatory dinosaurs has recently been forced to yield that title to Giganotosaurus carolinii, the scourge of South America 100 million years ago. While Giganotosaurus still holds the crown for terrestrial terrors...
Claims that the Ropen of Papua New Guinea is a living pterosaur
By: Dean Traylor
The person who recorded and posted one of two YouTube videos claims it shows something huge, reptilian, and mysterious flying above a Papua New Guinea beach. He tries to describe it as definitive proof that the Ropen, a "living dinosaur," has finally been caught...
Claims that the Ropen of Papua New Guinea is a living pterosaur
By: Terrence Aym
Amazing amateur daylight video of a ‘Ropen’ (Dimorphodon pterosaur) hunting for fish off a Papua New Guinea beach. [More video under Links at end of article.]Dateline: Papua New Guinea, Southwest Pacific Ocean—The Ropen (‘demon flyer‘) is a monstrous creature that&rsquo...

 

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