Flying Dinosaur Facts

Everything about flying dinosaurs or pterosaurs (winged reptiles) is terrific. Compared to other more well-known and studied dinosaur species, it has taken a little more … Read more

Deinonychus Facts

Origins & Name Deinonychus, which in Greek translates into “terrible claw,” was a brutal predator which lived during the early part of the Cretaceous period. … Read more

Archaeopteryx Facts

Archaeopterx was a primitive bird which lived in what is modern-day Germany during the late Jurassic period. Its name means “ancient wing,” and the first … Read more

Dinosaur Behavior

The behavior of dinosaurs are usually modeled using computer simulations, biomechanics, and the ecosystem in which they lived. Paleontologists also compare them to existing animals … Read more

What Is Paleontology?

Paleontology is the study of the development of life on Earth. Paleontologists study ancient plants and animals using the fossil record, and impressions which have … Read more

Fact About Theropods

Theropods were a group of dinosaurs which were bipedal. While most of them were carnivores, it is believed by some paleontologists that a few eventually … Read more

Triceratops Facts

Triceratops is a type of ceratopsid dinosaur which was a herbivore. Its name means “three horned face”, and it lived during the Cretaceous period in … Read more

Argentinosaurus Facts

Argentinosaurus was a large sauropod dinosaur which lived during the Cretaceous period. It may very well be one of the largest dinosaurs which ever existed, … Read more

Smilodon Facts

Smilodon is an extinct species of saber-toothed cats which lived from 10,000 to 3 million years ago in North and South America. Their name means … Read more

Dinosaurs With Feathers?

Many paleontologists believe that feathered dinosaurs were a part of the change from dinosaurs into more birdlike species. Many paleontologists were well aware that dinosaur … Read more

Allosaurus Facts

It is interesting to note that this dinosaur’s name means ‘different lizard’. The ‘different’ in ‘different lizard’ probably comes from its unusual vertebrae, which was … Read more

Corythosaurus Facts

Corythosaurus Origin The Corythosaurus was a crested duck-billed dinosaur which existed during the late cretaceous period around 80 million years ago. The name Corythosaurus means … Read more

Nothosaurus Facts

The Nothosaurus was a dinosaur that lived in the water during the Triassic Period. Nothosaurus means “false lizard.” It was approximately 10 feet in length … Read more