With a swan-like neck and flippers, this raptor’s hodgepodge of features left paleontologists working to confirm that this fossil was a fraud.
YES, A PIECE OF FOSSILIZED DINOSAUR BRAIN: The actual discovery was made in 2004 by an amateur paleontologist in Great Britain. New analysis confirmed the small fossil chunk is a piece of dinosaur brain tissue.
Everyone knows that the footprints of prehistoric creatures are rare, and that their fossilized remains are even rarer. But finding footprints and fossils together is almost never heard of, which is what has paleontologists so worke...
Scientists have discovered a duck-like new dinosaur species with a swan neck and flippered forelimbs. It spent at least some time living in water.
The features of 245-million-year-old Teleocrater fossils may help fill in our understanding of how dinosaurs evolved.