Snakes Ate Dinosaurs

Snakes ate dinosaurs, according to articles in ScienceDaily, BBC News and PLoS Biology, 2 March 2010. An international team of scientists has found a fossil snake buried with several dinosaur eggs and a newly hatched baby dinosaur. The snake was about 3.5m (11 ft) and had a mouth large enough to swallow whole the half […]

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Reptiles Step Back Three Million Years

Reptiles step back three million years, according to reports in Bristol University News and BBC News 17 October 2007, and Nature, vol. 449, p961, 25 Oct 2007. Howard Falcon-Lang of the University of Bristol, UK has found a mass of fossilised footprints in the sea cliffs, New Brunswick, Canada. Mike Benton, a colleague from University […]

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Pterosaur Fossilised Before Hatching

Pterosaur fossilised before hatching, as reported in Nature Science Update, 10 June 2004, Nature vol 429, p621 and New Scientist, 12 June 2004, p15. Palaeontologists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have found a fossilised egg containing a baby pterosaur in Yixian formation at Jingangshan in the Liaonng province of northeastern China. These rocks have […]

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Giant Vertical Fossil Trees

Giant vertical fossil trees found on Alaskan Creation Research field trip. The ‘polystrate’ petrified trees were found during reconnaissance around the Sutton area by Randy Comer and John Mackay. The largest tree had a width of 6ft – 7ft exposed, implying a total circumference of up to 30ft. The trees varied in vertical height from […]

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Giant Fossil Camel in Arctic Canada

Giant fossil camel in found arctic Canada, according to Wired Science 6 March 2013 and Fossil Science 9 March 2013. Canadian and British scientists have studied 30 fragments of the leg bone found on Ellesmere Island in Canada’s High Arctic. The fragments were in rocks dated 3.4 million years old – a time designated as […]

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Dino Fleas Are Flies

Dino fleas are flies, according to reports in ABC News in Science and PhysOrg 21 February 2013, and Nature doi:10.1038/nature11898 20 February 2013. Palaeontologists have changed their minds about some fossil insects originally identified as giant fleas that infested feathered dinosaurs. The original belief they were fleas was because they had pincer-like hind legs that […]

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Fossil Land Lizard

Flood Fossil Lizard Dumped in Sea

Scientists have studied an “exceptionally preserved” second specimen of a lizard named Eusaurosphargis dalsassoi and declared it a land dweller. The original specimen found 14 years ago, was classified as a marine reptile because it had been found buried with marine creatures, reported Science (AAAS) News 30 June 2017 and Scientific Reports doi:10.1038/s41598-017-04514-x, published online […]

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Judith River Ankyosaur

Drowned Dinosaurs

Drowned dinosaurs described in articles in Science (AAAS) News 9 May 2017, PhysOrg News, 10 May 2017, National Geographic, and Royal Society Open Science doi: 10.1098/rsos.161086, published online 10 May 2017. A team of researchers at the Royal Tyrell Museum in Canada have studied a fossil of  “an exceptionally complete and well-preserved skeleton” of an […]

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Red Seaweed

Oldest Fossil Sushi Wrap Seaweed

Oldest fossil sushi wrap seaweed found, according to reports in ScienceDaily 14 March 2017 and BBC News 15 March 2017. Therese Sallstedt of the Swedish Museum of Natural History has found some fossils she claims are; “the oldest fossil plants that we know of on Earth in the form of 1.6 billion year old red […]

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Dino Feathers in Amber

Dino feathers in amber claim scientists, according to articles in BBC News, National Geographic and ScienceDaily 8 December 2016, and Current Biology, 2016; DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.10.008. A group of scientists from China, Canada and UK have studied a piece of amber containing a small row of vertebral bones covered in fine feather-like filaments, which they claim […]

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