TAPHONOMY OF A MONODOMINANT CENTROSAURUS APERTUS (DINOSAURIA: CERATOPSIA) BONEBED FROM THE UPPER OLDMAN FORMATION OF SOUTHEASTERN ALBERTA Authors:Chiba et alAbstract:The horned dinosaur Centrosaurus apertus from the Belly River Group...Show More Summary
Palynology of the Early Cretaceous Hanxia Section in the Jiuquan Basin, Northwest China: The discovery of diverse early angiosperm pollen and paleoclimatic significanceAuthors:Zhang et alAbstract:The Lower Cretaceous deposits of theShow More Summary
A new ornithopod (Dinosauria, Ornithischia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Antarctica and its palaeobiogeographical implicationsAuthors:Rozadilla et alAbstract:A new ornithopod dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Snow Hill Island Formation, at James Ross Island, Antarctica is here described. Show More Summary
Fluid mixing and the deep biosphere of a fossil Lost City-type hydrothermal system at the Iberia MarginAuthors:Klein et alAbstract:Subseafloor mixing of reduced hydrothermal fluids with seawater is believed to provide the energy and substrates needed to support deep chemolithoautotrophic life in the hydrated oceanic mantle (i.e., serpentinite). Show More Summary
The answer to what kosher observing Jew would eat 310 million year aog is finally answered thanks to three paleobiologist. The short answer? Dinner will be short. The first step the authors take is to identify the rules of kosher. First the mammals. Kosher mammals (“beasts that are on the earth”) “have true hoofs, with clefts […]
The East Side Story – The Transylvanian latest Cretaceous continental vertebrate record and its implications for understanding Cretaceous–Paleogene boundary eventsAuthors:Csiki-Sava et alAbstract:The latest Cretaceous continental vertebrate...Show More Summary
Over the past several years, I and colleagues have aimed to improve our knowledge of the Late Cretaceous fauna of the Ha?eg Island, a landmass that corresponds to modern-day Romania. This work is led... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The first evidence of paleo-wildfire from the Campanian (Late Cretaceous) of North AfricaAuthors:El Atfy et alAbstract:Although the fossil record of plant macro- and mesofossils, including fossil charcoal, is patchy geographically and...Show More Summary
Over the past several years, I and colleagues have aimed to improve our knowledge of the animals that inhabited the Late Cretaceous fauna of the Ha?eg Island, a landmass that corresponds to... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Original Quarry where Fossils of Austrosaurus Found Re-Located More fossils of the very first Cretaceous dinosaur to be described from Australia have been excavated over the winter months and scientists could be on the verge of solving a mystery surrounding whether the Titanosaur named Austrosaurus mckillopi deserves to be a valid genus or not. The winter […]
What Role in Ecosystems did Giant Azhdarchid Pterosaurs Have? Ask a young dinosaur fan to name a flying reptile and in all likelihood they will come out with the name of one of the really large Late Cretaceous Pterosaurs. Pteranodon will probably feature (member of the Pteranodontia), which once boasted as many as eleven species […]
New Dinosaur Species Suggests Unique Fauna of Late Cretaceous Alaska Scientists have announced a new species of duck-billed dinosaur that once roamed the polar forests of Alaska. The dinosaur, named Ugrunaaluk kuukpikensis pronounced...Show More Summary
A new plant-eating duck-billed dinosaur discovered in the high Arctic of Alaska reveals this unusual location hosted a distinctive group of dinosaurs during the Late Cretaceous
Oldest known marine turtle? A new protostegid from the Lower Cretaceous of Colombia. 2015. PaleoBios The partial skeleton of Desmatochelys padillai, with a length of nearly 6.5 feet (2 m), shows all of the characteristic traits of modern marine turtles. It originates from Cretaceous sediments and is at least 120 million years old.
Gigantic duck-billed dinosaurs trawled the North Slope of Alaska at the end of the Cretaceous period, according to a report published Tuesday by paleontologists at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.
Taxonomic revision of tribosphenic mammals from the Lower Cretaceous Antlers Formation of Texas and Oklahoma, USA.Author:AverianovAbstract:There are five taxa of tribosphenic mammals in the Early Cretaceous Antlers Formation of Texas...Show More Summary
A psittacosaurid-like basal neoceratopsian from the Upper Cretaceous of central China and its implications for basal ceratopsian evolutionAuthors:Zheng et alAbstract:Psittacosauridae (parrot-beaked dinosaurs) represents the first major radiation of ceratopsians (horned dinosaurs). Show More Summary
A large-clawed theropod (Dinosauria: Tetanurae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Australia and the Gondwanan origin of megaraptorid theropods. Gondwana Research. A team of researchers, including our friends Federico Fanti from Italy andShow More Summary
A ceratopsian dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of eastern North America, and implications for dinosaur biogeographyAuthor:Longrich Abstract:Tyrannosaurs and hadrosaurs from the Late Cretaceous of eastern North America (Appalachia) are...Show More Summary
by “Cretaceous” Chris Wells It was late morning and the air was still cool and refreshing as my girlfriend, Fernanda, and I walked through the historic center of Mexico City. I had not expected the weather to be so fair, … Continue reading ?