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Reconstruction of the prehistoric life in the Jurassic of Spain. In the foreground, the spinosaurid dinosaur Barionyx. In the middle ground the titanosaur Demandasaurus, and in the background, the dinosaur Polacanthus.

The timing of the National Geographic Museum’s newest exhibit, Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous, is rather auspicious — for them and for us. Just months after the dinosaurs at ...

The timing of the National Geographic Museum’s newest exhibit, Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous, is rather auspicious — for them and for us. Just months after the dinosaurs .

A new analysis of long-necked dinosaurs suggests that the Brontosaurus name was wrongly retired 100 years ago. It's a proposal that excites some paleontologists and leaves others skeptical.

'Extinct' No Longer? Brontosaurus May Make a Comeback

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Japanese sword, Katana 刀 | “He reappeared an inch away from Tarōbō, who instantly reached for his katana. Elena heard the first delicate notes of the sword's song as Tarōbō edged its guard away from the scabbard with his thumb, and took a defensive stance.” Excerpt From: Vanrell, Eva. “The Butterfly Crest.” This material is protected by copyright.

Japanese sword, Katana 刀. The finest hand-held weapons in the world.

Diprotodon, meaning “two forward teeth”, sometimes known as the giant wombat or the rhinoceros wombat, is the largest known marsupial ever to have lived. (Wikipedia). Picture by Peter Trusler

Diprotodon, meaning “two forward teeth”, sometimes known as the giant wombat or the rhinoceros wombat, is the largest known marsupial ever to have lived. Picture by Peter Trusler

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Art gallery of Raúl Martín. Paleoart, realistic reconstructions of dinosaurs and others prehistoric animals.

Pelagornís Sandersi,  was the largest bird to have ever flown.   With a wingspan of up to 20 feet,  it was twice the size of a royal albatross, the largest living flying bird

Pelagornís Sandersi, was the largest bird to have ever flown. With a wingspan of up to 20 feet, it was twice the size of a royal albatross, the largest living flying bird

apatosaurus // Dinosaurs fit in an intermediate class between warm and cold blooded animals, a study in the journal Science claims.  Scientists compared the growth rates of hundreds of living and extinct species, using growth rings and bone size to calculate the rates for dinosaurs.

Dinos neither warm nor cold blooded

A new study claims that dinosaurs fit into an intermediate class between warm and cold blooded animals, based on a survey of growth rates.

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