Paleontology

Cloning a Dinosaur

Technology seems to be the master of this world. It can do anything. Michael Crichton’s stunning tale of an Amusement park filled with cloned dinosaurs fired the imagination of an impressionable public. Crichton, a master of taking a sliver of…
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What Dinosaurs Ate

Dinosaurs were a large subgroup of the reptile class; they dominated the terrestrial environments of our planet Earth for 160 million years, up until approximately 65 million years ago. They all belonged to the taxonomic superorder of Dinosauria, which contained…
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History of Dinosaur Discovery

Thinking humans, Homo sapiens, made their presence known about 100,000 years ago. Dinosaurs had already been extinct for 65 million years. Early man may well have noticed the strange bones that later times would eager collect. These early ancestors were…
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Dinosaur Extinction

The reptiles we classify under the superorder Dinosauria, and commonly call dinosaurs, consisted of a vast array of different species. While species of dinosaurs roamed and dominated the terrestrial (land) environments of the Earth for approximately 160 million years, up…
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