- 60-year-old paleontological mystery of a 'phantom' dicynodont
- The early bird got to fly: Archaeopteryx was an active flyer
- 127-million-year-old baby bird fossil sheds light on avian evolution
- Flipside of a dinosaur mystery: 'Bloat-and-float' explains belly-up ankylosaur fossils
- Locomotion of bipedal dinosaurs might be predicted from that of ground-running birds
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Category Archives: Dinosaur rankings
Allosaurus Roar is coming back soon with more dinosaur reviews! The publishing schedule for the next couple months:
One year ago today, I started this blog with a list ranking the Top 25 Dinosaur Museums in North America, and now I provide a list ranking the Top 25 Prehistoric Fossil Museums in North America. Some museums have wonderful … Continue reading
Dimetrodon is one of the most recognizable and fascinating prehistoric animals, and a favorite of many dinosaur fans who learned early on that despite its frequent inclusion in dinosaur books and toy playsets, Dimetrodon was NOT a dinosaur!
Since the very beginning of the dinosaur rush in the 1870’s in the western United States, Colorado has been one of the best places in North America to find dinosaurs. Not surprisingly, then, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science … Continue reading
Pterosaurs are some of the most fascinating ancient reptiles. They were not dinosaurs, but they were also not birds. In fact, they evolved flight entirely separately from birds, but like birds came in many shapes and sizes. Pteranodon is the best … Continue reading
About twenty miles northwest of Colorado Springs lies a beautiful town in the Rocky Mountains called Woodland Park. Surrounded by gorgeous natural attractions such as Pike’s Peak and the Garden of the Gods, the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center is another … Continue reading
Located in the heart of campus in one of America’s great college towns, the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History features an amazing collection of fossils that span the entire history of life on planet earth. Featuring the state’s largest … Continue reading