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students at Chadron State College who have an interest in paleontology don't have far to go to experience the excitement of finding traces of the creatures that lived on Earth some 40 million years ago because there are fossils right outside the ...
paleontologists have dug up the fossil remains of two enormous long-necked dinosaurs in Queensland, Australia. One of them, Savannasaurus elliottorum, represents a species that's new to science; the other ... This specimen of Savannasaurus elliottorum ...

"The common mythology of dinosaurs depicts solitary, vicious monsters running around eating everything," said Gregory Funston, a paleontologist at the University of Alberta, Canada. "Our discovery demonstrates that dinosaurs are more similar to modern ...
The past two weekends, paleontologists and graduate students from the University of Michigan and teachers from Tuscola County schools were working in the slippery clay along the creek, looking for mastodon bones.
The team of paleontologists behind the publication dubs both specimens Wade and Matilda. These two species do not seem to have existed in Australia.

Research by University of Alberta paleontologist Gregory Funston says the deposit contains fossils from a bird-like dinosaur that were all about the same age.
The discovery of Savannasaurus ellottorum is significant for paleontologists because it will help put together the puzzle of the distribution of the largest land-living animals.
Stephen Brusatte is a paleontologist with the University of Edinburgh. He studies fossilized bones of ancient animals and plants.
Obviously delighting the researching academics and other paleontologists, such find in Alaska streams up further possibilities of other evidences lying around.
paleontologists discover new species of dinosaur. Team pieces together partial skeleton. UPDATED 3:47 PM EDT Oct 21, 2016. Tweet · Next Video: Pittsburgh native, model dies after chiropractor adjustment.
A BUDDING paleontologist has stunned his parents and school friends by passing a university course at an elite Canadian institution at the age of just 12.
The new dinosaur is named "Savannasaurus elliottorum" after the landscape it was found in, and David Elliot, a paleontologist who uncovered the find. Elliot stumbled upon the bones when he was herding sheep near his home by the Winton geological ...
"Now we know that one branch of placoderms evolved into modern jawed vertebrates," study co-leader Zhu Min, a paleontologist at Chinese Academy of sciences' Institute of vertebrate paleontology and Paleoanthropology, told Reuters. "In this sense ...
Along with a different placoderm fossil from 2013, the new find, named Qilinyu rostrata, is helping rewrite the story of early vertebrate evolution, says paleontologist John Maisey of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, who was not ...
paleontologist Stephen Poropat strikes a pose with five vertebrae from Wade, the Savannasaurus elliottorum his team unearthed in northeastern Australia.
Its official name, fittingly, is Savannasaurus elliottorum. But to the Elliotts, it's "Wade." paleontologists at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History, where Mr. Elliott is the executive chairman, said Wade was one of Australia's ...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Dinosaurs have roared into Montana's race for governor with a renowned paleontologist who consulted with Steven Spielberg on the "Jurassic Park" movies saying the Republican candidate would spend taxpayer money on private ...
Owing to a dearth of fossils, paleontologists have struggled to understand the origins of the modern European bison, one of just a few large land mammals to survive the late Pleistocene extinctions at the end of the last Ice Age some 11,000 years ago.
This past July paleontologists from UAF and the National Park Service made a rather large discovery. The groups lead by Curator of Earth sciences at the University of Alaska Museum of the North, Pat Druckenmiller, found Dinosaur bones in Denali Nation ...
Jack Horner, world-renowned paleontologist and Presidential Scholar at Chapman University in Orange, California, will talk at 4 p.m.
University of Michigan paleontologist Daniel Fisher (with his left hand on the mastodon skull) and his crew, which included several Tuscola County teachers.
An amateur paleontologist who discovered the largest fossil ever found in Wales accidentally smashed it to pieces while excavating it and has spent two years gluing it back together.
The new research is "an elegant study" that uses tools not available to previous generations of paleontologists, says Zhe-Xi Luo, a vertebrate paleontologist at the University of Chicago. The Texas creatures "are now recognized as previously lost ...
Along with a different placoderm fossil from 2013, the new find, named Qilinyu rostrata, is helping rewrite the story of early vertebrate evolution, says paleontologist John Maisey of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, who was not ...
The new dinosaur is named "Savannasaurus elliottorum" after the landscape it was found in, and David Elliot, a paleontologist who uncovered the find. Elliot stumbled upon the bones when he was herding sheep near his home by the Winton geological ...
Its official name, fittingly, is Savannasaurus elliottorum. But to the Elliotts, it's "Wade." paleontologists at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History, where Mr. Elliott is the executive chairman, said Wade was one of Australia's ...
That's because scientists hadn't found any evidence of complex life until the "geologically abrupt" entrance of the Ediacaran fossils, says Yale University paleontologist Lidya Tarhan, lead author on the new study, which appeared online this week in ...
The most complete mastodon skeleton found in Michigan in some 75 years has been unearthed in the state's "Thumb" region, according to paleontologists from the University of Michigan (UM). Researchers with the university say about 70% of the creature's ...
paleontologists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the National Park Service found the first dinosaur bones in Denali National Park during an expedition in July.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Dinosaurs have roared into Montana's race for governor with a renowned paleontologist who consulted with Steven Spielberg on the "Jurassic Park" movies saying the Republican candidate would spend taxpayer money on private ...
Owing to a dearth of fossils, paleontologists have struggled to understand the origins of the modern European bison, one of just a few large land mammals to survive the late Pleistocene extinctions at the end of the last Ice Age some 11,000 years ago.
This past July paleontologists from UAF and the National Park Service made a rather large discovery. The groups lead by Curator of Earth sciences at the University of Alaska Museum of the North, Pat Druckenmiller, found Dinosaur bones in Denali Nation ...
paleontologists from Tomsk State University (TSU) in the Siberian city of Tomsk located 2,900 kilometres east of Moscow, have found Eurasia's largest burial site of mammoths and other extinct animals.
Jack Horner, world-renowned paleontologist and Presidential Scholar at Chapman University in Orange, California, will talk at 4 p.m.
University of Michigan paleontologist Daniel Fisher (with his left hand on the mastodon skull) and his crew, which included several Tuscola County teachers.
scientists are studying the skeleton of an ancient sea monster. It was discovered in Scotland 50 years ago, but it wasn't until more recently -- using modern fossil extraction methods - that the bones could be pulled out of hard rock.
John Ostrom, a paleontologist at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, was standing with an assistant on the flank of a conical hill considering sites for the following summer's fieldwork when the answer appeared before them in the form of a ...
... with the developing view of paleontologists, Niles Eldredge and Stephen Jay Gould, of more stop-and-start changes, inspired him.
According to science, Susumu Tomiya, vertebrate paleontologist at The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, stated neither of these lineages had evolved when amphicoyonids first arrived on the scene.
"These X-rays will give us a map of the blood vessels and muscle attachments in the bone, which have never been seen before," said Carmen Soriano, a paleontologist and beamline scientist with the Advanced Photon Source. "This data could provide new ...
But because paleontologists have never found fossilized vocal organs from any of those dinosaurs, we don't really know what their world sounded like.
An amateur paleontologist who discovered the largest fossil ever found in Wales accidentally smashed it to pieces while excavating it and has spent two years gluing it back together.
WASHINGTON - Excavate an edible fossil, become a junior paleontologist, or search for clues of prehistoric life in a national park on National Fossil Day on October 12.
The exhibit is considered the largest and most comprehensive in the country and was developed by paleontologist Joseph "PaleoJoe" Kchodl.
The new research is "an elegant study" that uses tools not available to previous generations of paleontologists, says Zhe-Xi Luo, a vertebrate paleontologist at the University of Chicago. The Texas creatures "are now recognized as previously lost ...
However, recently British paleontologists have marine reptiles which were as terrifying and ruthless hunters as their cousins on land.
Jack Horner, world-renowned paleontologist and presidential scholar at Chapman University in Orange, California, will talk at 4 p.m.
paleontologists expect to find dinosaur skeletons in many places - ancient riverbanks and rock formations, for example - but rediscovering massive fossils in a cupboard is a bit of a surprise.
"These are two new species -- brand new species to science,'' paleontologist Dean Lomax told BBC News. Lomax, together with another paleontologist, ... The fossil at Bristol University is called Ichythyosaur larkini, named after British paleontologist ...


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