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News: Mesozoic Babysitting?

In 2004, a dinosaur nest was discovered in China. This nest contained the skeletons of thirty baby Psittacosaurus, along with a single skeleton of a much larger individual, long assumed to be an adult. 419 more words

News: Early Cretaceous Dinosaur Footprints found in Utah

A series of dinosaur tracks were found by a hiker in Moab, Utah. These footprints were discovered in 2009, but it had been kept secret until recently. 100 more words

Satan Made the Franciscan Complex

Have you ever heard “…and then Satan said, “Let’s put the alphabet in math and call it algebra!” “? Well there’s a geological formation that Satan decided would be just as funny to make… 490 more words

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Late Triassic Horizons of India and its correlation with standard biostratigraphic stages as well as with horizons of different basins around world by Saurabh Pal

According to standard stratigraphy late Triassic is subdivided in three stages that are Carnian, Nornian and Rhaetian from older to younger respectively. Upper Triassic is rich in vertebrate fossils and found all over the world, this report gives special emphasise over Phytosaur which are good vertebrate fossil index of Triassic period. 354 more words

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Lonchidion, a prehistoric shark

This is a drawing of Lonchidion, a hybodont shark from the Mesozoic Era. There were at least eleven different species, one of which was found in the Hell Creek Formation. 205 more words

Acheroraptor, revised

In December 2013, scientists announced the discovery of a new raptor dinosaur from the Hell Creek Formation, which they named Acheroraptor. When news first came out about it, I wrote a post, which you can read… 293 more words

Ornitholestes

Ornitholestes hermanni was a small 6-foot coelurosaur dinosaur which lived in the western United States during the late Jurassic Period – yet another dinosaur from the famous Morrison Formation. 35 more words