In the annals of dinosauriana, size and apparent ferocity count a great deal towards fame. By that measure, …
A new dinosaur species found in Portugal is one of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs from the Jurassic period - and may be the largest land predator discovered in Europe - 30 feet long and weighing up to 5 tons.
Scientists discovered bones belonging to this dinosaur north of Lisbon. They were originally believed to be Torvosaurus tanneri, a dinosaur species from North America. Closer comparison of the shin bone, upper jawbone, teeth, and partial tail vertebrae suggest to the authors that it may
Paleontologists and anthropologists led by Dr Kieran McNulty from the University of Minnesota have discovered definitive evidence of the widespread, dense, multistoried, closed-canopy tropical seasonal forest with a warm and relatively wet, local climate inhabited by the early Miocene ape Proconsul, and its relative primate Dendropithecus, on Rusinga Island, Kenya. “Previous work on the fossil [...]