Kategorie: Paläontologie

Velociraptor Had Feathers

The finding of quill knobs on fossilized velociraptor bone demonstrates that even large dinosaurs were feathered and may have descended from animals capable of flight. Scientists have known for years that many dinosaurs had...

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Evidence Of A Swimming Dinosaur

An extraordinary underwater trackway with 12 consecutive prints provides the most compelling evidence to date that some dinosaurs were swimmers. The 15-meter-long trackway, located at the La Virgen del Campo track site in Spain’s...

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Grube Messel – Fenster in die Urzeit

Die Grube Messel in der Nähe von Darmstadt diente von 1859 bis 1962 als Abbaugebiet für Ölschiefer. Dabei wurden bereits 1875 erste Fossilien gefunden, jedoch waren zu jener Zeit die Präparationsmethoden noch nicht ausreichend,...

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Dinosaur had yard-long horns over eyebrows

A new dinosaur species was a plant-eater with yard-long horns over its eyebrows, suggesting an evolutionary middle step between older dinosaurs with even larger horns and the small-horned creatures that followed, experts said. The...

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