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Machairoceratops Plugs a Four-Million-Year Gap

Machairoceratops cronusi – “Bent Sword Horned Face” The discovery of skull bones that have proved to represent a new species of Late Cretaceous horned dinosaur has helped palaeontologists to plug a four-million-year gap in the Ceratopsidae fossil record. Show More Summary

US fossils reveal two new species of horned dinos

last monthArts : Artdaily

Fossils of dinosaur skulls unearthed in the midwestern United States have revealed two new species of unusual horned dinosaurs, researchers said Wednesday. One, nicknamed Judith after the Judith River geological formation in Montana where it was found a decade ago, is about 76 million years old. Show More Summary

Paleontologists Discover New Dinosaur Species

last monthHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit A chance fossil discovery in Winifred, Montana, USA a decade ago has led to the identification of an audacious new species of horned dinosaur. The dinosaur is one among a growing number of newly discovered ceratopsids (four-legged...Show More Summary

“Spiked Shield” Horned Dinosaur from Montana

Spiclypeus shipporum – Adding to the Judith River Formation Biota When Dr. Bill Shipp, a retired nuclear physicist, invested in a property in Montana, he little thought that he would be making a significant contribution to palaeontology.  However, thanks to the chance discovery of some disarticulated fossil material found on his land, a new species […]

New horned dinosaur species with 'spiked shield' identified by Canadian Museum of Nature

OTTAWA, May 18, 2016--A chance fossil discovery in Montana a decade ago has led to the identification of an audacious new species of horned dinosaur. The international research team that described the plant-eating dinosaur was led by a scientist at the Canadian Museum of Nature. The results are published today in the online science journal PLOS ONE. read more

New Horned Dinosaur Species Unearthed In Utah

last monthNews : Huffington Post

A new species of horned dinosaur has been unearthed by scientists in southern Utah. Remains of the animal, named Machairoceratops cronusi, suggest it was about 26 feet long, weighed two tons and ate plants. The first traces were found...Show More Summary

Meet ‘Judith’: Newly-discovered dinosaur fossil reveals exotic spikes and horns

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Two newly discovered dinosaurs unearthed in the western U.S. states of Montana and Utah are illustrating the exotic appearance some of these beasts developed, with fanciful horns and spikes, toward the end of their reign on Earth. Scientists on Wednesday announced the discovery of fossils of two...

New horned dinosaur species with 'spiked shield'

A chance fossil discovery in Montana a decade ago has led to the identification of an audacious new species of horned dinosaur. What sets Spiclypeus shipporum apart from other horned dinosaurs such as the well-known Triceratops is the orientation of the horns over the eyes, which stick out sideways from the skull. Show More Summary

This New Study Links Dinosaur Horns To Acutal Horniness

Scientists have been trying to figure out for some time why certain dinosaurs like the triceratops were decorated with horns and frills, while others were not. However, new research from the journal Palaeontologia Electronica suggests that these characteristics may have been a result of "socio-sexual signaling." In other words, they put the horns in horny. The…

The horniest dinosaurs were the sexiest, scientists claim

5 months agoHealth : The Checkup

Scientists analyzing dinosaur fossils believe they've figured out why some had cumbersome horns and frills: to attract mates.The data offer support for the theory "that these features were under selection as socio-sexual dominance signals,"...Show More Summary

First demonstration of sexual selection in dinosaurs identified

Large ornamental structures in dinosaurs, such as horns and head crests are likely to have been used in sexual displays and to assert social dominance, according to a new analysis of Protoceratops. This is the first time scientists have linked the function of anatomy to sexual selection in dinosaurs.

First demonstration of sexual selection in dinosaurs identified

Large ornamental structures in dinosaurs, such as horns and head crests are likely to have been used in sexual displays and to assert social dominance, according to a new analysis of Protoceratops carried out by scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). This is the first time scientists have linked the function of anatomy to sexual selection in dinosaurs. read more

The 10 Most Incredible Fossils Finds Of 2015

6 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

2015 was a year full of spectacular fossils finds and incredible ancient discoveries. From horned dinosaurs to brains to footprints, paleontologists uncovered exceptional fossils all over the world.

Newly-discovered fossil reveals 3-foot dinosaur was Triceratops’ tiny ancestor

7 months agoNews : The Raw Story

With their elaborate horns, bony neck frills and bulldozer-like bodies, members of the horned dinosaur group like Triceratops were among Earth’s most impressive beasts during the Cretaceous Period near the end of the age of dinosaurs. But a newly discovered fossil of one of the oldest-known...

Triceratops gets a cousin: Researchers identify another horned dinosaur species

WASHINGTON (Dec. 9, 2015)--The Ceratopsia family is growing again. Researchers have described a new species of plant-eating dinosaur, Hualianceratops wucaiwanensis, that stood on its hind feet and was about the size of a spaniel. ItShow More Summary

Krampus Beats The Good Dinosaur, as Moviegoers Would Rather See a Horned Monster Kill People on Christmas Than a Cute Pixar Movie

Krampus, Michael Dougherty's horror-comedy about the evil version of Santa Claus and his coven of elves trying to slay a family on Christmas, apparently appealed to moviegoers far more than Pixar's cute The Good Dinosaur. Krampus surpassed expectations, leaving a $16 million opening under the Christmas tree. The Good Dinosaur... More »

Rare fossil of a horned dinosaur found from 'lost continent'

A rare fossil from eastern North America of a dog-sized horned dinosaur has been identified by a scientist at the University of Bath. The fossil provides evidence of an east-west divide in North American dinosaur evolution. During the...Show More Summary

National Guard Airlifts Dino Skull From Wilderness

This was something that had never been seen before—the full skeletal remains of a baby Pentaceratops, a plant-eating dinosaur with large horns that once roamed what's now North America tens of millions of years ago. The fossils first caught the attention of paleontologists with the New Mexico Museum of...

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