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From feathers to black market fossil controversies, 2012 was a big year for dinosaurs
Recently unveiled dinosaur sculptures are frustrating eyesores to some and tourist attractions to others
Were enigmatic, 230-million-year-old burrows created by dinosaurs?
Dinosaurs can help us unlock essential secrets about the history of life on Earth
The name of the long-snouted dinosaur Irritator hints at the troubled history surrounding the spinosaur's classification
Claw Shapes: A Glimpse Into the Lifestyle of Raptors?
Claws once thought to belong to a giant turtle turned out to be from one of the weirdest dinosaurs ever found
A fragmentary skeleton pins the emergence of dinosaurs more than 10 million years earlier than previously thought
An articulated hand found in southern Utah complicates the story of North America's feathery, beaked oviraptorosaurs
A new book argues that dinosaur reconstructions, which stretch skin over bone, are bound to be inaccurate and imagines what the creatures may have looked with more fat, feathers and accessory adornments
Were these Late Cretaceous dinosaurs just the culmination of an evolutionary trend towards ever-larger body size or was something else at work?
Was the early bird Archaeopteryx more of a glider than a flier?
A set of partial jaws hold an important place in the history of South American paleontology, but what sort of dinosaur do they represent?
Gigantspinosaurus had enormous shoulder spikes, but what were these ornaments used for?
Stegosaurus is immediately recognizable for its prominent plates, but why did these structures actually evolve?
Everyone knows that birds are dinosaurs, but what kind of dinosaur is your holiday turkey?
Were extra-thick hides the secret to why paleontologists have found so much fossilized hadrosaur skin?
When did dinosaurs start to become giants? Enigmatic bone fragments found in England complicate the debate
Though not as famous as other huge dinosaurs, Futalognkosaurus is the most complete giant sauropod ever found
Slender limb bones found in Argentina give away a new species of tiny dinosaur