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A New Find

Another dinosaur mummy appears to have been discovered, readers! Click the link to learn more! 'Dinosaur mummy': Researchers believe they found one of the best preserved dinosaurs ever Orlando Mayorquin USA TODAY Researchers in Canada have discovered parts of what they believe to be a full "dinosaur mummy" lodged in a hillside, the University of… Continue reading A New Find

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A Treasured Discovery

This is amazing, readers! A fossilized dinosaur embryo was recently discovered in China. It is one of the most complete specimens on record, a wonder in its own right, and the posture the little dinosaur adopted is interesting. Learn more about this cool fin through the link below, readers: Exquisitely Preserved Dinosaur Embryo Found Inside… Continue reading A Treasured Discovery

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Dragon of the Deep

Learn more about this fascinating find through the link below! Giant fossil from 180 million years ago reveals 'sea dragon' with 1-ton skull Found in a reservoir in the UK's Rutland: a dolphin-like monster about half the size of a tennis court. Jan. 11, 2022 In February 2021, Joe Davis, leader of the UK's Rutland… Continue reading Dragon of the Deep

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Mistaken Identity

Well, this is a case of mistaken identity with a happy ending! Click the link to find out more, readers! Fossil of a 66-million-year-old fish 'as big as a great white shark' is discovered in a private collection after being misidentified as a flying reptile A collector brought what he thought was a pterodactyl skull for… Continue reading Mistaken Identity

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Prehistoric Rodent of Unusual Size

Pardon The Princess Bride* reference, readers, but it was begging to be done! Click the link to learn more about this monstrous animal from the Land Down Under’s past. This is one beast we should all be happy to see extinct! And don’t blame me for any nightmares that come from reviewing this article! I’m… Continue reading Prehistoric Rodent of Unusual Size

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Glass Beads Found in…Fossilized Clams?

Click the link to learn more, readers: Mysterious Glass Beads in Clams Point to Ancient Meteorite Strike Near Florida Meteorite, Researches 6:46 PM Glass beads were found inside fossil clams in a Florida quarry, and researchers believe that they're the first particle evidence of ancient meteorite strikes in the area. Researchers picking through the contents of fossil… Continue reading Glass Beads Found in…Fossilized Clams?

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Don’t Beam this Specimen Up, Scotty!

The largest dinosaur fossil ever discovered was found in Saskatchewan, Canada, 1991. Known as “Scotty,” this T-Rex is huge – forty-two feet long! Battle scars on its bones attest to a life of hard fighting. Check out the link below to learn more, readers! The Largest Tyrannosaurus Rex Ever Discovered dinosaur, extinction 7:17 PM Paleontologists have discovered… Continue reading Don’t Beam this Specimen Up, Scotty!

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Monster Trilobite

Check out this fascinating specimen, readers: Giant Trilobite Fossil Found on Australia extinction, Fossils 7:04 PM Paleontologists have unearthed fossils of a giant trilobite species that inhabited Australian waters approximately 500 million years ago (Cambrian period). Fossils of a giant new species from the long-extinct group of sea creatures called trilobites have been found on Kangaroo Island,… Continue reading Monster Trilobite

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Dinosaur, Bear, Ferret – What Is It?

Personally, this author is fairly certain the animal shown in the picture below is a mummified weasel or ferret. She is completely willing to admit she may be wrong, but based on the photograph, that seems unlikely. One thing she is absolutely convinced of is that this creature is not and never was a dinosaur.… Continue reading Dinosaur, Bear, Ferret – What Is It?