Tag Dinosaurs - results: 16

How common are mass extinctions?

How common are mass extinctions?

According to biologists our planet has survived five . The reality is that more than 90 percent of all organisms that have ever lived on Earth are extinct. According to recent studies, the cycle length of 26 million years, linking...

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2019-08-14

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China — the birthplace of the flying dinosaurs

China — the birthplace of the flying dinosaurs

More than 160 million years ago, forests of ancient China was inhabited by strange creatures: a tiny, predatory dinosaur, with leather wings like the flying mice. These amazing creatures gliding between the trees like birds. And t...

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2019-08-14

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Scientists have discovered a new dinosaur. He looked like a duck

Scientists have discovered a new dinosaur. He looked like a duck

To date, scientists-paleontologists, who study fossil remains of ancient animals and plants, has opened more than 1000 different species of dinosaurs. The number of new species , and recently, scientists have discovered one previo...

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2019-07-15

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#video | How tyrannosaurs looked like, if they were actually covered with feathers?

#video | How tyrannosaurs looked like, if they were actually covered with feathers?

Many people with childhood believe that almost all dinosaurs were covered in scales. This assumption is in the top ten of the ancient giants, because paleontologists have found evidence of most of them were feathered creatures. If...

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2019-03-08

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The diversity of life on Earth has not changed since the dinosaurs

The diversity of life on Earth has not changed since the dinosaurs

a Rich variety of land that we see today across the globe — the phenomenon is not new: the diversity of life on land has not changed in at least the last 60 million years ago. Recall that dinosaurs became extinct about 65 million ...

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2019-02-19

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In the Alps, found an ancestor of tyrannosaurs. And he shed light on the evolution of ancient dinosaurs

In the Alps, found an ancestor of tyrannosaurs. And he shed light on the evolution of ancient dinosaurs

it is believed that the large dinosaurs appeared in the middle Jurassic period, about 180 million years ago, and before that in the ancient Land walking lizards much smaller. However, the recent discovery of paleontologists can ra...

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2018-12-20

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T. rex bite with incredible force: two times stronger than any living creature

T. rex bite with incredible force: two times stronger than any living creature

a Deadly combination of a powerful bite, strong teeth and chewing was allowed a giant bird of prey, T. rex — to literally break the bones of their victims, scientists have found. Bones have nutritional internal cavity filled with ...

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2018-10-29

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In South Africa found the remains of one of the largest dinosaurs of the Jurassic period

In South Africa found the remains of one of the largest dinosaurs of the Jurassic period

Paleontology is one of those Sciences, whose achievements can, if not to overturn the generally accepted view, at least, to get a new look at already known things, or even an entire era. For example, according to the publication C...

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2018-10-01

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What the dinosaurs go extinct? A new theory

What the dinosaurs go extinct? A new theory

Some experts have long believe that the reason for the extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago was the fall of a massive asteroid. However, the new analysis Professor of psychology at the University of Albany suggests tha...

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2018-04-07

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The extinction of the dinosaurs is only a coincidence

The extinction of the dinosaurs is only a coincidence

Falling to Earth of a meteorite 65 million years ago that caused the death of the dinosaurs, is nothing short of an accident, the probability of which was extremely small. After all, if the place of falling was any other, mass ext...

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2017-11-12

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What would happen to dinosaurs if they hadn't died?

What would happen to dinosaurs if they hadn't died?

Imagine a world in which an asteroid destroyed the dinosaurs. What would it be? How roaming the earth dinosaurs could determine the past, present and future of mammals like us? About that cataclysm we can only have a vague idea si...

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2017-09-19

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Paleontologists first found the dinosaur footprints in North America to extinction

Paleontologists first found the dinosaur footprints in North America to extinction

a Single dinosaur tooth helped paleontologists better understand what was North America right before the flightless dinosaurs became extinct. Before the period at 66-68 million years ago the horned dinosaurs migrated from the West...

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2017-07-28

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New evidence: dawn of the dinosaurs has ensured volcanoes

New evidence: dawn of the dinosaurs has ensured volcanoes

Perhaps the dinosaurs should thank the volcanoes for their domination of the planet. At least according to one theory. Most scientists believe that the onset of volcanic activity 200 million years ago led to mass extinction, which...

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2017-06-23

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Scientists from the UK told why dinosaurs cannot be brought back to life

Scientists from the UK told why dinosaurs cannot be brought back to life

it is Difficult to find anyone who has not heard about the film series «Jurassic Park», launched in 1993 by Steven Spielberg. The theory of the return of the dinosaurs by cloning, as shown in the film still looks pretty ...

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2017-06-05

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What do we know about prehistoric monsters lurking?

What do we know about prehistoric monsters lurking?

more than a hundred years of history about the lake monster called "Mokele-mbembe" of concern to researchers deep forests of Africa. What they found since then? In 1981, the message about living in the lake monster have attracted ...

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2017-02-03

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Girl! Scientists were able to accurately determine the sex of the

Girl! Scientists were able to accurately determine the sex of the "mother dinosaur"

to Determine the sex of a dinosaur is not easy. From the point of view of the anatomy of the skeleton, the females and males of dinosaurs virtually identical. Form dinosaur bones does not help. As far as scientists know, the dinos...

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2017-01-26

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