Sauropod Vegetation

Dinosaur Food Experiment

Dinosaur food experiment described in ScienceDaily and Palaeontology, doi: 10.1111/pala.12385. Dinosaur experts have long been intrigued by how giant sauropods were able to get enough food to provide energy and maintain their large bodies. One theory is that the levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the air were higher in Mesozoic eras and plants therefore […]

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Short Dinosaur Story

Short dinosaur story reported by news@nature 1 June 2005, Nature vol. 435, p670, 2 June 2005 and Science News 18 June 2005. One of the most distinctive features of sauropod dinosaurs (e.g. “Brontosaurus”) is a long neck that enabled them to reach into tall trees for food. Therefore, Oliver Rauhut of the Bavarian State Collection […]

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Angolan Giant

Angolan giant found, according to articles in PhysOrg and Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences vol. 83, p221 16 March 2011. An international team of palaeontologists have studied the bones of the first dinosaur to be found in Angola. Octavio Mateus of Portugal’s Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Museum of Lourinha found the fossil […]

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