Hollywood likes to depict dinosaurs as grayish-green, but in fact their true color is one of the unknowns in the field of paleontology. Now researchers are getting closer to the truth, and their findings are surprising.
The mighty Tyrannosaurus rex used to be very small, and evolved over 20 million years into a massive super predator. Scientists say that newly discovered fossils provide a missing link showing how the dinosaur evolved.
Researchers have unearthed the earliest known fossil evidence of an insect of the butterfly order. It reveals that these animals fluttered about 200 million years ago – even before flowering plants came along.
The skeletons of an Allosaurus and a Diplodocus were bought by a foreign buyer for more than €1.4 million each.
This mashup of a creature was indisputably a carnivore with croc-like teeth and razor-sharp claws. Paleontologists have said it roamed the earth some 75 million years ago in present-day Mongolia.
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