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Myth #4 - Dinosaurs Were Always at the Top of the Food Chain
Myth #4 - Dinosaurs were always at the top of the food chain.

Myth #5 - Dimetrodon, Pteranodon and Kronosaurus Were All Dinosaurs
Myth #5 - Dimetrodon, Pteranodon and Kronosaurus were all dinosaurs.

Myth #3 - All Dinosaurs Had Green, Scaly Skin
Myth #3 - All dinosaurs had green, scaly skin.

Myth #1 - Dinosaurs Were the First Reptiles to Rule the Earth
Myth #1 - Dinosaurs were the first reptiles to rule the earth.

Myth #2 - Dinosaurs and Humans Lived at the Same Time
Myth #2 - Dinosaurs and humans lived at the same time.

Myth #9 - Dinosaurs Went Extinct Because They Were Unfit
Myth #9 - Dinosaurs went extinct because they were unfit.

Myth #10 - Dinosaurs Have Left no Living Descendants
Myth #10 - Dinosaurs have left no living descendants.

10 Myths About Dinosaurs
Do you believe that dinosaurs were the first reptiles to rule the earth, or that dinosaurs and humans lived at the same time? If so, you need to disabuse yourself of these 10 common dinosaur myths.

The 10 Biggest Dinosaur Blunders
When you make a living studying 100-million-year-old dinosaurs, you're bound to make a few mistakes here and there. Here's a list of the 10 most notable blunders, frauds and misunderstandings in the history of paleontology.

The Plesiosaur that Lurks in Loch Ness
Dinosaur blunder #9: the plesiosaur that lurks in Loch Ness

The Caterpillar that Killed the Dinosaurs
Dinosaur blunder #10: the caterpillar that killed the dinosaurs

The Stegosaurus with a Brain in its Butt
Dinosaur blunder #1: the Stegosaurus with a brain in its butt

The Brachiosaurus from Beneath the Sea
Dinosaur blunder #2: the Brachiosaurus from beneath the sea

The Elasmosaurus with its Head on its Tail
Dinosaur blunder #3: the Elasmosaurus with its head on its tail

The Oviraptor that Kidnapped its Own Eggs
Dinosaur blunder #4: the Oviraptor that kidnapped its own eggs

The Dino-Chicken that Ate Washington
Dinosaur blunder #5: the dino-chicken that ate Washington

The Iguanodon with a Horn on its Snout
Dinosaur blunder #6: the Iguanodon with a horn on its snout

The Hypsilophodon that Lived Up a Tree
Dinosaur blunder #7: the Hypsilophodon that lived up a tree

Hydrarchos, the Ruler of the Waves
Dinosaur blunder #8: Hydrarchos, the ruler of the waves

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Yoshi
Famous Fictional Dinosaur #9: Yoshi

Barney
Famous Fictional Dinosaur #4: Barney

"Dinosaur"
Famous Fictional Dinosaur #3:

Gronk
Famous Fictional Dinosaur #2: Gronk

Dino
Famous Fictional Dinosaur #1: Dino

Dinosaur Bob
Famous Fictional Dinosaur #5: Dinosaur Bob

10 Famous Fictional Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs aren't only found in dried-up riverbeds and quarries--their fictional counterparts can also be seen in TV shows, movies, comic strips and video games. Here's a list of pop culture's most notable dinosaurs.

Big Bird
Famous Fictional Dinosaur #10: Big Bird

Bob the Dinosaur
Famous Fictional Dinosaur #6: Bob the Dinosaur

Dopey
Famous Fictional Dinosaur #7: Dopey

Rex
Famous Fictional Dinosaur #8: Rex

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The 10 Hardest to Pronounce (and Spell) Prehistoric Animals
Not every dinosaur is as memorably named as Tyrannosaurus Rex or Triceratops. Here are 10 prehistoric animals that even paleontologists find it difficult to spell, much less pronounce, correctly.

Hard-to-Pronounce Prehistoric Animal #9 - Thililua
Thililua, a hard to pronounce (and spell) prehistoric creature.

Hard-to-Pronounce Prehistoric Animal #10 - Xiongguanlong
Xiongguanlong, a hard to pronounce (and spell) prehistoric creature.

Hard-to-Pronounce Prehistoric Animal #2 - Epidexipteryx
Epidexipteryx, a hard to pronounce (and spell) prehistoric creature.

Hard-to-Pronounce Prehistoric Animal #8 - Theiophytalia
Theiophytalia, a hard to pronounce (and spell) prehistoric creature.

Hard-to-Pronounce Prehistoric Animal #1 - Allaeochelys
Allaeochelys, a hard to pronounce (and spell) prehistoric creature.

Hard-to-Pronounce Prehistoric Animal #3 - Huehuecanauhtlus
Huehuecanauhtlus, a hard to pronounce (and spell) prehistoric creature.

Hard-to-Pronounce Prehistoric Animal #4 - Onychonycteris
Onychonycteris, a hard to pronounce (and spell) prehistoric creature.

Hard-to-Pronounce Prehistoric Animal #5 - Phlegethontia
Phlegethontia, a hard to pronounce (and spell) prehistoric creature.

Hard to Pronounce Prehistoric Animal #6 - Phthinosuchus
Phthinosuchus, a hard to pronounce (and spell) prehistoric creature.

Hard-to-Pronounce Prehistoric Animal #7 - Propliopithecus
Propliopithecus, a hard to pronounce (and spell) prehistoric creature.

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Until the K/T Extinction, 65 million years ago, the deadliest creatures in the sea weren't sharks, but marine reptiles like pliosaurs, plesiosaurs and mosasaurs. Here's our list of the 10 deadliest marine reptiles of the Mesozoic Era.

Deadly Marine Reptile #9 - Nothosaurus
Nothosaurus, a deadly marine reptile

Deadly Marine Reptile #10 - Pachyrhachis
Pachyrhachis, a deadly marine reptile

Deadly Marine Reptile #3 - Dakosaurus
Dakosaurus, a deadly marine reptile

Deadly Marine Reptile #4 - Shonisaurus
Shonisaurus, a deadly marine reptile

Deadly Marine Reptile #5 - Archelon
Archelon, a deadly marine reptile

Deadly Marine Reptile #6 - Cryptoclidus
Cryptoclidus, a deadly marine reptile

Deadly Marine Reptile #7 - Clidastes
Clidastes, a deadly marine reptile

Deadly Marine Reptile #8 - Plotosaurus
Plotosaurus, a deadly marine reptile

Deadly Marine Reptile #2 - Liopleurodon
Liopleurodon, a deadly marine reptile

Deadly Marine Reptile #1 - Kronosaurus
Kronosaurus, a deadly marine reptile

The 10 Deadliest Marine Reptiles
One hundred million years ago, the deadliest animals in the sea weren't sharks, but marine reptiles. Here's our list of the 10 deadliest pliosaurs, plesiosaurs and mosasaurs of the Mesozoic Era.

Dinosaurs A to Z - A Complete, Alphabetical List of Carnivorous and Herbivorous Dinosaurs
A complete, A-Z list of every dinosaur that ever lived during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Page 5.

A Complete List of Dinosaurs
A complete, alphabetical list of every dinosaur that ever lived during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.

Dinosaurs A to Z - A Complete, Alphabetical List of Carnivorous and Herbivorous Dinosaurs
A complete, alphabetical list of every dinosaur that ever lived during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Page 2.

Dinosaurs A to Z - A Complete, Alphabetical List of Carnivorous and Herbivorous Dinosaurs
A complete, A-Z list of every dinosaur that ever lived during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Page 3.

Dinosaurs A to Z - A Complete, Alphabetical List of Carnivorous and Herbivorous Dinosaurs
A complete, A-Z list of every dinosaur that ever lived during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Page 4.

Patricia Vickers-Rich (1944-)
Patricia Vickers-Rich, one of the 12 most influential paleontologists.

Paul Sereno (1957-)
Paul Sereno, one of the 12 most influential paleontologists.

Richard Owen (1804-1892)
Richard Owen, one of the 12 most influential dinosaur scientists.

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Edwin H. Colbert (1905-2001)
Edwin H. Colbert, one of the 12 most influential paleontologists.

Othniel C. Marsh (1831-1899)
Othniel C. Marsh, one of the 12 most influential paleontologists.

These 12 Paleontologists Changed Dinosaur History
If it weren't for the efforts of paleontologists, evolutionary biologists and geologists, we wouldn't know nearly as much about dinosaurs as we do today. Here's a list of 12 scientists who have made outsized contributions to the field.

Edward Drinker Cope (1840-1897)
Edward Drinker Cope, one of the 12 most influential paleontologists.

Barnum Brown (1873-1963)
Barnum Brown, one of the 12 most influential fossil hunters.

Mary Anning (1799-1847)
Mary Anning, one of the 12 most influential fossil hunters.

Luis Alvarez (1911-1988)
Luis Alvarez, one of the 12 most influential dinosaur scientists.

Dong Zhiming (1937-)
Dong Zhiming, one of the 12 most influential paleontologists.

Jack Horner (1946-)
Jack Horner, one of the 12 most influential paleontologists.

Robert H. Bakker (1945-)
Robert H. Bakker, one of the 12 most influential paleontologists.

Cute Dinosaur #4 - Leaellynasaura
Leaellynasaura, one of the cutest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era

The 10 Cutest Dinosaurs
Some dinosaurs were mean, some dinosaurs were big, and some dinosaurs were just plain adorable. Here's our pick of the 10 cutest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic era.

Cute Dinosaur #9 - Nothronychus
Nothronychus, one of the cutest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era

Cute Dinosaur #10 - Unaysaurus
Unaysaurus, one of the cutest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era

Cute Dinosaur #1 - Chaoyangsaurus
Chaoyangsaurus, one of the cutest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era

Cute Dinosaur #2 - Europasaurus
Europasaurus, one of the cutest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era

Cute Dinosaur #3 - Gigantoraptor
Gigantoraptor, one of the cutest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era

Cute Dinosaur #5 - Limusaurus
Limusaurus, one of the cutest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era

Cute Dinosaur #6 - Mei
Mei, one of the cutest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era

Cute Dinosaur #7 - Micropachycephalosaurus
Micropachycephalosaurus, one of the cutest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era

Cute Dinosaur #8 - Minmi
Minmi, one of the cutest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era

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Some dinosaurs were cuter than others. Here's a list of the 10 most adorable dinosaurs of the Mesozoic era.

10 Myths About Dinosaur Extinction
Scientists know why dinosaurs went extinct 65 million years ago--but that hasn't prevented popular misconceptions about how, when, and even whether dinosaurs went down for the count. Here are the top 10 dinosaur extinction myths.

Myth #9 - Dinosaurs Were Rendered Extinct by Insects/Bacteria/Aliens
Dinosaur extinction myth #9 - dinosaurs were rendered extinct by insects/bacteria/aliens.

Myth #10 - Humans Can Never Go Extinct the Way the Dinosaurs Did
Dinosaur extinction myth #10 - humans can never go extinct the way the dinosaurs did.

Myth #1 - Dinosaurs Died Quickly, and All at the Same Time
Dinosaur extinction myth #1 - all dinosaurs died quickly.

Myth #2 - Dinosaurs Were the Only Animals to Go Extinct 65 Million Years Ago
Dinosaur extinction myth #2 - dinosaurs were the only animals to go extinct.

Myth #3 - Dinosaurs Were Victims of the First-Ever Mass Extinction
Dinosaur extinction myth #3 - dinosaurs were victims of the first-ever mass extinction.

Myth #4 - Until They Went Extinct, Dinosaurs Were Thriving
Dinosaur extinction myth #4 - until they went extinct, dinosaurs were thriving.

Myth #5 - Some Dinosaurs Have Survived Down to the Present Day
Dinosaur extinction myth #5 - some dinosaurs have survived down to the present day.

Myth #6 - Dinosaurs Went Extinct Because They Weren't "Fit" Enough
Dinosaur extinction myth #6 - dinosaurs went extinct because they weren't

Myth #7 - Dinosaurs Went Extinct Because They Became "Too Big"
Dinosaur extinction myth #7 - dinosaurs went extinct because they became

Myth #8 - The K/T Meteor Impact Is Just a Theory, not a Proven Fact
Dinosaur extinction myth #8 - the K/T meteor impact is just a theory, not a proven fact.

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A Slideshow of Dinosaur Habitats
Like modern mammals, dinosaurs occupied a wide range of habitats, ranging from deserts to tropical jungles to polar regions. Here's a list of the 10 most important dinosaur habitats of the Mesozoic Era.

Islands
Islands, one of the habitats in which dinosaurs lived.

Shorelines
Shorelines, one of the habitats in which dinosaurs lived.

Plains
Plains, one of the habitats in which dinosaurs lived.

Wetlands
Wetlands, one of the habitats in which dinosaurs lived.

Riparian Forests
Riparian forests, one of the habitats in which dinosaurs lived.

Swamp Forests
Swamp forests, one of the habitats in which dinosaurs lived.

Deserts
Deserts, one of the habitats in which dinosaurs lived.

Lagoons
Lagoons, one of the habitats in which dinosaurs lived.

Polar Regions
Polar regions, one of the habitats in which dinosaurs lived.

Rivers and Lakes
Rivers and lakes, two of the habitats in which dinosaurs lived.

Yutyrannus
Weird dinosaur #10 - Yutyrannus. Dinosaurs.

Amargasaurus
Weird dinosaur #1 - Amargasaurus

Kosmoceratops
Weird dinosaur #3 - Kosmoceratops

The 10 Weirdest Dinosaurs
Not all dinosaurs sported the same plain-vanilla body plans; some stood out even by the bizarre standards of the Mesozoic Era. Here's our pick of the 10 weirdest dinosaurs that ever lived.

Stygimoloch
Weird dinosaur #9 - Stygimoloch. Dinosaurs.

Concavenator
Weird dinosaur #2 - Concavenator

Kulindadromeus
Weird dinosaur #4 - Kulindadromeus

Nothronychus
Weird dinosaur #5 - Nothronychus

Oryctodromeus
Weird dinosaur #6 - Oryctodromeus

Qianzhousaurus
Weird dinosaur #7 - Qianzhousaurus

Rhinorex
Weird dinosaur #8 - Rhinorex. Dinosaurs.

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The 10 Most Important Dinosaur Facts
Did you know that most dinosaurs were vegetarians? Or that dinosaurs lived alongside the earliest mammals? Here are 10 important dinosaur facts every person should know.

Fact #9 - Pterosaurs and Marine Reptiles Weren't Technically Dinosaurs
Essential dinosaur fact #9 - pterosaurs and marine reptiles weren't technically dinosaurs.

Fact #10 - Dinosaurs Didn't All Go Extinct at the Same Time
Essential dinosaur fact #10 - dinosaurs didn't all go extinct at the same time.

Fact #1 - Dinosaurs Weren't the First Reptiles to Rule the Earth
Essential dinosaur fact #1 - dinosaurs weren't the first reptiles to rule the earth.

Fact #2 - Dinosaurs Prospered for Over 150 Million Years
Essential dinosaur fact #2 - dinosaurs prospered for over 150 million years.

Fact #3 - The Dinosaur Kingdom Comprised Two Main Branches
Essential dinosaur fact #3 - the dinosaur kingdom comprised two main branches.

Fact #4 - Dinosaurs (Almost Certainly) Evolved into Birds
Essential dinosaur fact #4 - dinosaurs (almost certainly) evolved into birds.

Fact #5 - Some Dinosaurs Were Warm-Blooded
Essential dinosaur fact #5 - some dinosaurs were warm-blooded.

Fact #6 - The Vast Majority of Dinosaurs Were Plant Eaters
Essential dinosaur fact #6 - the vast majority of dinosaurs were plant eaters.

Fact #7 - Not All Dinosaurs Were Equally Dumb
Essential dinosaur fact #7 - not all dinosaurs were equally dumb.

Fact #8 - Dinosaurs Lived at the Same Time as Mammals
Essential dinosaur fact #8 - dinosaurs lived at the same time as mammals.

Troodon
Deadly Dinosaur #10 - Troodon. Dinosaurs.

Stegosaurus
Deadly Dinosaur #4 - Stegosaurus

Spinosaurus
Deadly Dinosaur #5 - Spinosaurus

Majungasaurus
Deadly dinosaur #6 - Majungasaurus

Ankylosaurus
Deadly dinosaur #7 - Ankylosaurus

Allosaurus
Deadly dinosaur #8 - Allosaurus. Dinosaurs.

Giganotosaurus
Deadly Dinosaur #1 - Giganotosaurus

Utahraptor
Deadly Dinosaur #2 - Utahraptor. Dinosaurs.

Tyrannosaurus Rex
Deadly Dinosaur #3 - Tyrannosaurus Rex

The 10 Deadliest Dinosaurs
Not all dinosaurs were equally deadly--some were built for exceptional mayhem, equipped with huge teeth, sharp claws, and (occasionally) even the ability to outwit prey. Here's a list of the 10 deadliest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era.

Diplodocus
Deadly dinosaur #9 - Diplodocus. Dinosaurs.

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Cool Dinosaur Name #4 - Iguanacolossus
Iguanacolossus, a dinosaur with an impressive name.

The 10 Best Dinosaur Names
Some dinosaurs have better names than others--mostly because some paleontologists have better imaginations than others. Here's a slideshow of the 10 most impressively named dinosaurs, ranging from Anzu to Tyrannotitan.

Cool Dinosaur Name #9 - Supersaurus
Supersaurus, a dinosaur with an impressive name.

Cool Dinosaur Name #10 - Tyrannotitan
Tyrannotitan, a dinosaur with an impressive name.

Cool Dinosaur Name #1 - Anzu
Anzu, a dinosaur with an impressive name.

Cool Dinosaur Name #2 - Daemonosaurus
Daemonosaurus, a dinosaur with an impressive name.

Cool Dinosaur Name #3 - Gigantoraptor
Gigantoraptor, a dinosaur with an impressive name.

Cool Dinosaur Name #5 - Khaan
Khaan, a dinosaur with an impressive name.

Cool Dinosaur Name #6 - Raptorex
Raptorex, a dinosaur with an impressive name.

Cool Dinosaur Name #7 - Skorpiovenator
Skorpiovenator, a dinosaur with an impressive name.

Cool Dinosaur Name #8 - Stygimoloch
Stygimoloch, a dinosaur with an impressive name.

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10 Facts About Megalosaurus
The first dinosaur ever to be named, Megalosaurus is still more obscure than it should be. Here are 10 fascinating Megalosaurus facts.

Megalosaurus Was Only One-Quarter the Size of T. Rex
Megalosaurus was only one-quarter the size of T. Rex.

Megalosaurus Was the Only Dinosaur to Be Name-Dropped by Charles Dickens
Megalosaurus Was the only dinosaur to be name-dropped by Charles Dickens.

There Were Once Dozens of Named Megalosaurus Species
There were once dozens of named Megalosaurus species.

Megalosaurus Was One of the First Dinosaurs to Be Displayed to the Public
Megalosaurus was one of the first dinosaurs to be displayed to the public.

Megalosaurus Was Once Known as "Scrotum"
Megalosaurus was once known as

Megalosaurus Lived During the Middle Jurassic Period
Megalosaurus lived during the middle Jurassic period.

Megalosaurus Was Named in 1824
Megalosaurus was named in 1824. Dinosaurs.

Megalosaurus Was Once Thought to Be a 50-Foot-Long, Quadrupedal Lizard
Megalosaurus was once thought to be a 50-foot-long, quadrupedal lizard.

Megalosaurus Is Still a Poorly Understood Dinosaur
Megalosaurus is still a poorly understood dinosaur.

Megalosaurus Was a Close Relative of Torvosaurus
Megalosaurus was a close relative of Torvosaurus.

Lambeosaurus Was Closely Related to Corythosaurus
Lambeosaurus was closely related to Corythosaurus.

There Are Two Current Species of Lambeosaurus
There are two current species of Lambeosaurus.

Lambeosaurus Has Gone By Many Different Names
Lambeosaurus has gone by many different names.

The Crest of Lambeosaurus Was Shaped Like a Hatchet
The crest of Lambeosaurus was shaped like a hatchet.

One Species of Lambeosaurus Has Been Reclassified as Magnapaulia
One species of Lambeosaurus has been reclassified as Magnapaulia.

It Was Once Thought That Lambeosaurus Lived in the Water
It was once thought that Lambeosaurus lived in the water.

Lambeosaurus Lived in a Rich Dinosaur Ecosystem
Lambeosaurus lived in a rich dinosaur ecosystem.

10 Facts About Lambeosaurus, the Hatchet-Crested Dinosaur
With its distinctive hatchet-shaped crest, Lambeosaurus is one of the world's most recognizable duck-billed dinosaurs. Here are 10 fascinating Lambeosaurus facts.

The Type Specimen of Lambeosaurus Was Discovered in 1902
The type specimen of Lambeosaurus was discovered in 1902.

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Lambeosaurus Grew and Replaced its Teeth Throughout its Lifetime
Lambeosaurus grew and replaced its teeth throughout its lifetime

Lambeosaurus Probably Used its Crest to Signal Other Herd Members
Lambeosaurus probably use its crest to signal other herd members.

10 Facts About the Great Auk
How much do you know about the Great Auk, the penguin-like bird that went extinct in the 19th century? Here are 10 essential Great Auk facts.

Great Auk Bones Have Been Discovered as Far South as Florida
Great Auk bones have been discovered as far south as Florida.

The Great Auk Was a Powerful Swimmer
The Great Auk was a powerful swimmer.

The Great Auk Was Referenced by James Joyce
The Great Auk was referenced by James Joyce.

Great Auks Mated for Life
Great Auks mated for life. Dinosaurs.

The Great Auk's Closest Living Relative is the Razorbill
The Great Auk's closest living relative is the Razorbill.

The Great Auk Was Revered by Native Americans
The Great Auk was revered by Native Americans.

It May Be Possible to "De-Extinct" the Great Auk
It may be possible to

The Great Auk Looked (Superficially) Like a Penguin
The Great Auk looked (superficially) like a penguin.

The Great Auk Lived Along the Shores of the Northern Atlantic
The Great Auk lived along the shores of the northern Atlantic.

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The Great Auk Went Extinct in the Mid-19th Century
The Great Auk went extinct in the mid-19th century.

Fact #9 - Some Dinosaur Eggs Were Elongated, Rather than Round
Fact #9 - some dinosaur eggs were elongated, rather than round.

Fact #10 - If You Think You've Discovered a Dinosaur Egg, You're Probably Wrong
Fact #10 - if you think you've discovered a dinosaur egg, you're probably wrong.

Fact #5 - Dinosaur Eggshell Fragments Are Fairly Common
Fact #5 - dinosaur eggshell fragments are fairly common.

Fact #6 - Dinosaur Eggs Are Classified by Their "Oogenus"
Fact #6 - dinosaur eggs are classified by their oogenus.

Fact #7 - Dinosaur Eggs Didn't Exceed Two Feet in Diameter
Fact #7 - dinosaur eggs didn't exceed two feet in diameter.

Fact #8 - Dinosaur Eggs Were More Symmetrical Than Bird Eggs
Fact #8 - dinosaur eggs were more symmetrical than bird eggs.

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10 Facts About Dinosaur Eggs
Did you know that most dinosaur eggs never got the chance to hatch? Or that very few fossilized embryos have been found inside fossilized eggs? Here are 10 surprising dinosaur egg facts.

Fact #1 - Female Dinosaurs Laid Multiple Eggs at the Same Time
Fact #1 - female dinosaurs laid multiple eggs at the same time.

Fact #2 - Most Dinosaur Eggs Never Got the Chance to Hatch
Fact #2 - most dinosaur eggs never got the chance to hatch.

Fact #3 - Only a Handful of Fossilized Dinosaur Eggs Contain Embryos
Fact #3 - only a handful of fossilized dinosaur eggs contain embryos.

Fact #4 - Fossilized Dinosaur Eggs Are Fantastically Rare
Fact #4 - fossilized dinosaur eggs are fantastically rare.

10 Facts About Styracosaurus
Styracosaurus was one of the most garishly equipped ceratopsian dinosaurs of the later Mesozoic Era. Here are 10 fascinating Styracosaurus facts.

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Styracosaurus Subsisted on Palms, Ferns and Cycads
Styracosaurus subsisted on palms, ferns and cycads.

Styracosaurus Had an Elaborate Combination of Frill and Horns
Styracosaurus had an elaborate combination of frill and horns.

Styracosaurus Shared its Territory with Albertosaurus
Styracosaurus shared its territory with Albertosaurus.

Styracosaurus Was Ancestral to Einiosaurus and Pachyrhinosaurus
Styracosaurus was ancestral to Einiosaurus and Pachyrhinosaurus.

The Frill of Styracosaurus Had Multiple Functions
The frill of Styracosaurus had multiple functions.

One Styracosaurus Bonebed Was Lost for Nearly 100 Years
One Styracosaurus bonebed was lost for nearly 100 years.

A Full-Grown Styracosaurus Weighed About Three Tons
A full-grown Styracosaurus weighed about three tons.

Styracosaurus Is Classified as a "Centrosaurine" Dinosaur
Styracosaurus is classified as a

Styracosaurus Was Discovered in Canada's Alberta Province
Styracosaurus was discovered in Canada's Alberta province.

Styracosaurus Probably Traveled in Herds
Styracosaurus probably traveled in herds.

Kronosaurus Probably Had a Worldwide Distribution
Kronosaurus probably had a worldwide distribution.

Kronosaurus Was Doomed by Better-Adapted Sharks and Mosasaurs
Kronosaurus was doomed by better-adapted sharks and mosasaurs.

10 Facts About Kronosaurus
Kronosaurus was one of the largest and most vicious marine reptiles of the Mesozoic Era. Here are 10 fascinating Kronosaurus facts.

Kronosaurus May (or May Not) Have Been the Biggest Pliosaur That Ever Lived
Kronosaurus may (or may not) have been the biggest pliosaur that ever lived.

Kronosaurus Was a Close Relative of Liopleurodon
Kronosaurus was a close relative of Liopleurodon.

The Teeth of Kronosaurus Weren't Especially Sharp
The teeth of Kronosaurus weren't especially sharp.

One Genus of Plesiosaur Bears Kronosaurus Bite Marks
One genus of plesiosaur bears a Kronosaurus bite mark.

The Kronosaurus on Display at Harvard Has a Few Too Many Vertebrae
The Kronosaurus on display at Harvard has a few too many vertebrae.

Kronosaurus Was a Type of Marine Reptile Known as a "Pliosaur"
Kronosaurus was a type of marine reptile known as a

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Specimens of Kronosaurus Have Been Discovered in Colombia and Australia
Specimens of Kronosaurus have been discovered in Colombia and Australia.

Kronosaurus Was Named After a Figure from Greek Myth
Kronosaurus was named after a figure from Greek myth.

Therizinosaurus Has Lent its Name to a Whole Family of Dinosaurs
Therizinosaurus has lent its name to a whole family of dinosaurs.

Therizinosaurus Shared its Territory with Deinocheirus
Therizinosaurus shared its territory with Deinocheirus.

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Therizinosaurus Lived During the Late Cretaceous Period
Therizinosaurus lived during the late Cretaceous period.

Therizinosaurus Was Once Thought to Be a Giant Turtle
Therizinosaurus was once thought to be a giant turtle.

It Took 25 Years to Identify Therizinosaurus As a Theropod Dinosaur
It took 25 years to identify Therizinosaurus as a theropod dinosaur.

Therizinosaurus May Have Weighed as Much as Five Tons
Therizinosaurus may have weighed as much as five tons.

Therizinosaurus May (or May Not) Have Been Covered in Feathers
Therizinosaurus may (or may not) have been covered in feathers.

The Claws of Therizinosaurus Were Over Three Feet Long
The claws of Therizinosaurus were over three feet long.

Therizinosaurus Used its Claws to Collect Vegetation
Therizinosaurus used its claws to collect vegetation.

The First Therizinosaurus Fossils Were Discovered in 1948
The first Therizinosaurus fossils were discovered in 1948.

10 Facts About Therizinosaurus, the "Reaping Lizard"
Therizinosaurus, the

Maiasaura Females Laid 30 to 40 Eggs at a Time
Maiasaura females laid 30 to 40 eggs at a time.

The Eggs of Maiasaura Were Incubated by Rotting Vegetation
The eggs of Maiasaura were incubated by rotting vegetation.

10 Facts About Maiasaura, the "Good Mother" Dinosaur
We know more about the family life of Maiasaura, the

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Maiasaura Was an Occasional Biped
Maiasaura was an occasional biped.

Maiasaura Was a Close Relative of Brachylophosaurus
Maiasaura was a close relative of Brachylophosaurus.

Maisaura Hatchlings Grew Over Three Feet in Their First Year of Life
Maiasaura hatchlings grew over three feet in their first year of life.

Maiasaura May Have Been Preyed on by Troodon
Maiasaura may have been preyed on by Troodon.

Maiasaura Parents Didn't Abandon Their Young After They Hatched
Maiasaura parents didn't abandon their young after they hatched.

Adult Maiasaura Measured up to 30 Feet Long
Adult Maiasaura measured up to 30 feet long.

Maiasaura Lived in Enormous Herds
Maiasaura lived in enormous herds.

Maiasaura Is One of the Few Dinosaurs with a Female Name
Maiasaura is one of the few dinosaurs with a female name.

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Dinosaurs.

Carnotaurus May Have Swallowed its Prey Whole
Carnotaurus may have swallowed its prey whole.

Carnotaurus Lived in Late Cretaceous South America
Carnotaurus lived in late Cretaceous South America.

Carnotaurus Is the Only Identified Horned Theropod
Carnotaurus is the only identified horned theropod.

We Know a Lot About Carnotaurus' Skin
We know a lot about Carnotaurus' skin.

Carnotaurus Had Shorter Arms than T. Rex
Carnotaurus had shorter arms than T. Rex.

Carnotaurus Couldn't Save Terra Nova from Extinction
Carnotaurus couldn't save Terra Nova from extinction.

Carnotaurus Was a Type of Dinosaur Known as an "Abelisaur"
Carnotaurus was a type of dinosaur known as an

Carnotaurus Was One of the Fastest Predators of the Mesozoic Era
Carnotaurus was one of the fastest predators of the Mesozoic Era.

Carnotaurus Shared its Territory with Snakes, Turtles and Mammals
Carnotaurus shared its territory with snakes, turtles and mammals.

10 Facts About Carnotaurus
Thanks to the short-lived TV show Terra Nova, Carnotaurus, the

The Name Carnotaurus Means "Meat-Eating Bull"
The name Carnotaurus means

Leviathan Weighed as Much as 50 Tons
Leviathan weighed as much as 50 tons.

Leviathan Was Doomed by the Disappearance of its Accustomed Prey
Leviathan was doomed by the disappearance of its accustomed prey.

Leviathan Possessed a Large "Spermaceti Organ"
Leviathan possessed a large

The Species Name of Leviathan Honors Herman Melville
The species name of Leviathan honors Herman Melville.

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Dinosaurs.

10 Facts About Leviathan, the Giant Prehistoric Whale
The biggest prehistoric whale that ever lived, Leviathan was in the same weight class as the giant shark Megalodon. Here are 10 fascinating Leviathan facts.

Leviathan Had the Longest Teeth of Any Prehistoric Animal
Leviathan had the longest teeth of any prehistoric animal.

Leviathan Was an Ancestor of the Modern Sperm Whale
Leviathan was an ancestor of the modern Sperm Whale.

Leviathan Is More Properly Known as "Livyatan"
Leviathan is more properly known as Livyatan.

Leviathan Probably Preyed on Seals, Whales and Dolphins
Leviathan probably preyed on seals, whales and dolphins.

Leviathan Is One of the Few Prehistoric Animals to Be Discovered in Peru
Leviathan is one of the few prehistoric animals to be discovered in Peru.

Leviathan May Have Tangled with the Giant Shark Megalodon
Leviathan may have tangled with the giant shark Megalodon.

Deinocheirus Had an Unusually Small Brain
Deinocheirus had an unusually small brain.

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs.

Deinocheirus Was Probably a Vegetarian
Deinocheirus was probably a vegetarian.

A Full-Grown Deinocheirus Could Weigh up to Seven Tons
A full-grown Deinocheirus could weigh up to seven tons.

Deinocheirus Has Been Classified as a "Bird Mimic" Dinosaur
Deinocheirus has been classified as a

For Decades, Deinocheirus Was the World's Most Mysterious Dinosaur
For decades, Deinocheirus was the world's most mysterious dinosaur.

Two New Deinocheirus Specimens Were Discovered in 2013
Two new Deinocheirus specimens were discovered in 2013.

Deinocheirus Was Once Known Only from its Huge Arms and Hands
Deinocheirus was once known only from its huge arms and hands.

Superficially, Deinocheirus Looked a Lot Like Therizinosaurus
Superficially, Deinocheirus looked a lot like Therizinosaurus.

Deinocheirus May Have Been Preyed on by Tarbosaurus
Deinocheirus may have been preyed on by Tarbosaurus.

10 Facts About Deinocheirus
How much do you know about Deinocheirus, the

One Deinocheirus Specimen Contains Over 1,000 Gastroliths
One Deinocheirus specimen contains over 1,000 gastroliths.

Acrocanthosaurus Was a Close Relative of Carcharodontosaurus
Acrocanthosaurus was a close relative of Carcharodontosaurus.

Acrocanthosaurus Was the Apex Predator of Early Cretaceous North America
Acrocanthosaurus was the apex predator of early Cretaceous North America.

10 Facts About Acrocanthosaurus
How much do you know about Acrocanthosaurus, the

The State of Texas Is Covered with Acrocanthosaurus Footprints
The state of Texas is covered with Acrocanthosaurus footprints.

Acrocanthosaurus Was Once Thought to Be a Species of Megalosaurus
Acrocanthosaurus was once thought to be a species of Megalosaurus.

We Know a Lot About the Brain of Acrocanthosaurus
We know a lot about the brain of Acrocanthosaurus.

Acrocanthosaurus Was Almost the Size of T. Rex and Spinosaurus
Acrocanthosaurus was almost the size of T. Rex and Spinosaurus.

Acrocanthosaurus Was Named After its "Neural Spines"
Acrocanthosaurus was named after its

You Can Visit an Impressive Acrocanthosaurus Specimen in North Carolina
You can visit an impressive Acrocanthosaurus specimen in North Carolina.

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Dinosaurs.

Acrocanthosaurus Shared its Territory with Deinonychus
Acrocanthosaurus shared its territory with Deinonychus.

Acrocanthosaurus Preyed on Hadrosaurs and Sauropods
Acrocanthosaurus preyed on hadrosaurs and sauropods.

Microraptor Was the Same Dinosaur as Cryptovolans
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One Microraptor Specimen Contains Mammalian Remains
One Microraptor specimen contains mammalian remains.

It's Unclear if Microraptor Was a Glider or an Active Flier
It's unclear if Microraptor was a glider or an active flier.

One Species of Microraptor Had Black Feathers
One species of Microraptor had black feathers.

Microraptor Is Known From Hundreds of Fossil Specimens
Microraptor is known from hundreds of fossil specimens.

Adult Microraptors Weighed Only Two or Three Pounds
Adult Microraptors weighed only two or three pounds.

Microraptor Lived 25 Million Years After Archaeopteryx
Microraptor lived 25 million years after Archaeopteryx.

Microraptor Was an Evolutionary "Dead End"
Microraptor was an evolutionary

Microraptor Had Four, Rather Than Two, Wings
Microraptor had four, rather than two, wings.

Microraptor Implies that Later Raptors May Have Been Secondarily Flightless
Microraptor implies that later raptors may have been secondarily flightless.

10 Facts About Microraptor, the Four-Winged Dinosaur
Microraptor is one of the world's most astonishing feathered dinosaurs, possessing four, rather than two, wings. Here are 10 essential Microraptor facts.

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Dinosaurs.

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10 Facts About Triceratops
It's impossible to mistake Triceratops for any other dinosaur--but very possible to hold some mistaken ideas about this famous plant eater. Here are 10 fascinating Triceratops facts.

Fact #9 - Triceratops Fossils Are Prized Collector's Items
Fact #9 - Triceratops fossils are prized collector's items.

Triceratops Lived Until the Brink of the K/T Extinction
Triceratops was one of the last dinosaurs standing before the K/T Extinction.

Triceratops Had Two Horns, not Three
Fact #1 - Triceratops had two horns, not three.

The Skull of Triceratops Was One-Third the Length of its Entire Body
The skull of Triceratops was one-third the length of its entire body.

Triceratops was on T. Rex's Lunch Menu
Fact #3 - Triceratops was on T. Rex's lunch menu.

Triceratops Had a Hard, Parrot-Like Beak
Triceratops had a hard, parrot-like beak.

The Ancestors of Triceratops Were the Size of House Cats
The ancestors of Triceratops were the size of house cats.

Triceratops Used its Frill to Signal Other Members of the Herd
Triceratops used its frill to signal other members of the herd.

Triceratops May Be the Same Dinosaur as Torosaurus
Fact #7 - Triceratops may be the same dinosaur as Torosaurus.

Triceratops Was Once Mistaken for a Giant Bison
Triceratops was once mistaken for a giant bison.

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10 Facts About Tyrannosaurus Rex, the King of the Dinosaurs
How much do you really know about Tyrannosaurus Rex, the king of the dinosaurs? Here are 10 fascinating T. Rex facts.

Fact #1 - T. Rex Wasn't the Biggest Meat-Eating Dinosaur
Fact #1 - Tyrannosaurus Rex wasn't the biggest meat-eating dinosaur.

Female T. Rex Were Bigger than the Males
Female T. Rex were bigger than the males.

T. Rex Liked to Prey on Triceratops
T. Rex liked to prey on Triceratops.

T. Rex Had an Incredibly Powerful Bite
Fact #9 - T. Rex had an incredibly powerful bite.

T. Rex Was Originally Known as "Manospondylus"
Fact #10 - T. Rex was originally known as

T. Rex's Arms Weren't as Tiny as You Thought
T. Rex's arms weren't as tiny as you thought.

T. Rex Had Very Bad Breath
Tyrannosaurus Rex had very bad breath.

The Average T. Rex Lived About 30 Years
The average T. Rex lived about 30 years.

T. Rex Was Both a Hunter and a Scavenger
Tyrannosaurus Rex was both a hunter and a scavenger.

T. Rex Hatchlings May Have Been Covered in Feathers
Fact #7 - T. Rex hatchlings may have been covered with feathers.

Gigantoraptor Has Been Reconstructed from a Single Fossil Specimen
Gigantoraptor has been reconstructed from a single fossil specimen.

Gigantoraptor's Diet Remains a Mystery
Gigantoraptor's diet remains a mystery.

The Claws of Gigantoraptor Were Long and Sharp
The claws of Gigantoraptor were long and sharp.

Gigantoraptor May (or May Not) Have Been Covered with Feathers
Gigantoraptor may (or may not) have been covered with feathers.

Gigantoraptor Lived During the Late Cretaceous Period
Gigantoraptor lived during the late Cretaceous period.

Gigantoraptor Wasn't Technically a Raptor
Gigantoraptor wasn't technically a raptor.

Gigantoraptor Was a Close Relative of Oviraptor
Gigantoraptor was a close relative of Oviraptor.

Gigantoraptor Was Similar in Appearance to Therizinosaurs and Ornithomimids
Gigantoraptor was similar in appearance to therizinosaurs and ornithomimids.

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs.

10 Facts About Gigantoraptor
Gigantoraptor wasn't technically a raptor, but this feathered dinosaur was certainly gigantic. Here are 10 fascinating Gigantoraptor facts.

Gigantoraptor May Have Weighed as Much as Two Tons
Gigantoraptor may have weighed as much as two tons.

"Baby Louie" May Be a Gigantoraptor Embryo


The Thylacine's Closest Living Relative Is the Banded Anteater
The Thylacine's closest living relative is the Banded Anteater.

Some People Insist the Tasmanian Tiger Still Exists
Some people insist the Tasmanian Tiger still exists.

The Tasmanian Tiger Is Also Known as the "Thylacine"
The Tasmanian Tiger is also known as the

The Tasmanian Tiger Went Extinct in the Mid-20th Century
The Tasmanian Tiger went extinct in the mid-20th century.

Both Male and Female Tasmanian Tigers Had Pouches
Both male and female Tasmanian Tigers had pouches.

Tasmanian Tigers Sometimes Hopped Like Kangaroos
Tasmanian Tiger sometimes hopped like kangaroos.

The Tasmanian Tiger Is a Typical Example of Convergent Evolution
The Tasmanian Tiger is a typical example of convergent evolution.

The Tasman Tiger Probably Hunted by Night
The Tasmanian Tiger probably hunted by night.

The Tasmanian Tiger Had a Surprisingly Weak Bite
The Tasmanian Tiger had a surprisingly weak bite.

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10 Facts About the Tasmanian Tiger
The Tasmanian Tiger wasn't really a tiger, but a dog-like marsupial of Australia that went extinct in the 20th century. Here are 10 fascinating Tasmanian Tiger facts.

The Tasmanian Tiger Wasn't Really a Tiger
The Tasmanian Tiger wasn't really a tiger.

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10 Facts About Sarcosuchus
Sarcosuchus, aka the SuperCroc, was the largest prehistoric crocodile that ever lived. Here are 10 fascinating Sarcosuchus facts.

Sarcosuchus Was Technically a "Pholidosaur"
Sarcosuchus was technically a

Sarcosuchus Was Covered Head to Tail in Osteoderms
Sarcosuchus was covered head to tail in osteoderms.

Sarcosuchus Is Also Known as the SuperCroc
Sarcosuchus is also known as the SuperCroc.

Sarcosuchus Kept Growing Throughout its Life Span
Sarcosuchus kept growing throughout its life span.

Sarcosuchus Adults May Have Weighed More than 10 Tons
Sarcosuchus adults may have weighed more than 10 tons.

Sarcosuchus May Have Tangled with the Giant Dinosaur Spinosaurus
Sarcosuchus may have tangled with the giant dinosaur Spinosaurus.

The Eyes of Sarcosuchus Rolled Up and Down, not Left and Right
The eyes of Sarcosuchus rolled up and down, not left and right.

Sarcosuchus Lived in What (Today) Is the Sahara Desert
Sarcosuchus lived in what (today) is the Sahara Desert.

The Snout of Sarcosuchus Ended in a "Bulla"
The snout of Sarcosuchus ended in a

Sarcosuchus Mostly Subsisted on Fish
Sarcosuchus mostly subsisted on fish.

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Quetzalcoatlus' Diet Is Still a Mystery
Quetzalcoatlus' diet is still a mystery.

Quetzalcoatlus Went Extinct 65 Million Years Ago
Quetzalcoatlus went extinct 65 million years ago.

Quetzalcoatlus Was a Glider Rather Than an Active Flier
Quetzalcoatlus was a glider rather than an active flier.

We're Not Sure if Quetzalcoatlus Even Flew at All!
We're not sure if Quetzalcoatlus even flew at all!

Quetzalcoatlus Was an "Azhdarchid" Pterosaur
Quetzalcoatlus was an

Quetzalcoatlus Likely Had a Cold-Blooded Metabolism
Quetzalcoatlus likely had a cold-blooded metabolism.

No One Knows How Much Quetzalcoatlus Weighed
No one knows how much Quetzalcoatlus weighed.

Quetzalcoatlus Took Off Using Both its Front and Hind Legs
Quetzalcoatlus took off using both its front and hind legs.

Quetzalcoatlus Was Named After an Aztec God
Quetzalcoatlus was named after an Aztec god.

Quetzalcoatlus, the "Feathered Serpent God"
The largest pterosaur that ever lived, Quetzalcoatlus is still a mystery: no one knows what it ate, how much it weighed, or even if it was capable of flight. Here are 10 fascinating Quetzalcoatlus facts.

The Wingspan of Quetzalcoatlus Exceeded 30 Feet
The wingspan of Quetzalcoatlus exceeded 30 feet.

Protoceratops Was Discovered by Roy Chapman Andrews
Protoceratops was discovered by Roy Chapman Andrews.

For its Size, Protoceratops Had Very Strong Jaws
For its size, Protoceratops had very strong jaws.

Protoceratops Wasn't Really the "First Horned Face"
Protoceratops wasn't really the

Protoceratops Probably Congregated in Herds
Protoceratops probably congregated in herds.

10 Facts About Protoceratops
The pig-sized Protoceratops is mostly famous for being on the lunch menu of the meat-eating dinosaur Velociraptor. Here are 10 fascinating Protoceratops facts.

Protoceratops May Have Been the Origin of the Griffin Myth
Protoceratops may have been the origin of the Griffin myth.

Protoceratops Was Much Smaller Than Later Ceratopsians
Protoceratops was much smaller than later ceratopsians.

Protoceratops Was One of the Last Asian Ceratopsians
Protoceratops was one of the last Asian ceratopsians.

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Protoceratops Shared its Habitat with Oviraptor
Protoceratops shared its habitat with Oviraptor.

Male Protoceratops Were Bigger than Females
Male Protoceratops were bigger than females.

Protoceratops Was on Velociraptor's Dinner Menu
Protoceratops was on Velociraptor's dinner menu.

The Last Passenger Pigeon Died in Captivity in 1914
The last Passenger Pigeon died in captivity in 1914.

It May Be Possible to Resurrect the Passenger Pigeon
It may be possible to resurrect the Passenger Pigeon.

Passenger Pigeons Laid their Eggs One at a Time
Passenger Pigeons laid their eggs one at a time.

Conservationists Tried, Too Late, to Save the Passenger Pigeon
Conservationists tried, too late, to save the Passenger Pigeon.

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10 Facts About the Passenger Pigeon
How much do you really know about the Passenger Pigeon, other than that it rivals the Dodo as the poster-bird for extinction? Here are 10 fascinating Passenger Pigeon facts.

Passenger Pigeons Used to Flock by the Billions
Passenger Pigeons used to flock by the billions.

Nearly Everyone in North America Ate Passenger Pigeons
Nearly everyone in North America ate passenger pigeons.

Passenger Pigeons Were Hunted with the Aid of "Stool Pigeons"
Passenger Pigeons were hunted with the aid of

Tons of Dead Passenger Pigeons Were Shipped East in Railroad Cars
Tons of dead Passenger Pigeons were shipped east in railroad cars.

Newly Hatched Passenger Pigeons Were Nourished with "Crop Milk"
Newly hatched Passenger Pigeons were nourished with

Deforestation, as Well as Hunting, Doomed the Passenger Pigeon
Deforestation, as well as hunting, doomed the Passenger Pigeon.

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Parasaurolophus Was Related to Saurolophus and Prosaurolophus
Parasaurolophus was related to Saurolophus and Prosaurolophus.

The Teeth of Parasaurolophus Continued to Grow Throughout its Lifetime
The Teeth of Parasaurolophus continued to grow throughout its lifetime.

Parasaurolophus Was a Duck-Billed Dinosaur
Parasaurolophus was a duck-billed dinosaur.

Parasaurolophus Could Run on its Two Hind Legs
Parasaurolophus could run on its two hind legs.

Parasaurolophus' Crest Aided Intra-Herd Recognition
Parasaurolophus' crest aided intra-herd recognition.

There Are Three Named Species of Parasaurolophus
There are three named species of Parasaurolophus.

10 Facts About Parasaurolophus
One of the world's most recognizable dinosaurs, the long-crested Parasaurolophus is still a bit of a mystery. Here are 10 fascinating Parasaurolophus facts.

Parasaurolophus Used its Head Crest for Communication
Parasaurolophus used its head crest for communication.

Parasaurolophus Didn't Use its Crest as a Weapon or Snorkel
Parasaurolophus didn't use its crest as a weapon or snorkel.

Parasaurolophus Was a Close Relative of Charonosaurus
Parasaurolophus was a close relative of Charonosaurus.

The Crest of Parasaurolophus May Have Helped Regulate its Temperature
The crest of Parasaurolophus may have helped regulate its temperature.

10 Facts About Oviraptor, the "Egg Thief" Dinosaur
Oviraptor, the

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The Species Name of Oviraptor Means "Lover of Ceratopsians"
The species name of Oviraptor means

Oviraptor May (or May Not) Have Had a Head Crest
Oviraptor may (or may not) have had a head crest.

Oviraptor Wasn't Really an Egg Thief
Oviraptor wasn't really an egg thief.

Oviraptor Brooded its Eggs, Like Modern Birds
Oviraptor brooded its eggs, like modern birds.

Oviraptor Was Once Thought to Be a "Bird Mimic" Dinosaur
Oviraptor was once thought to be a

Fact #4 - Oviraptor Lived Around the Same Time as Velociraptor
Oviraptor lived around the same time as Velociraptor.

Oviraptor Was (Almost Certainly) Covered in Feathers
Oviraptor was (almost certainly) covered in feathers.

Oviraptor Wasn't Technically a True Raptor
Oviraptor wasn't technically a true raptor.

Oviraptor Has Lent its Name to a Whole Family of Dinosaurs
Oviraptor has lent its name to a whole family of dinosaurs.

Oviraptor Probably Fed on Mollusks and Crustaceans
Oviraptor probably fed on mollusks and crustaceans.

Mastodons, Like Mammoths, Were Covered with Fur
Mastodons, like Mammoths, were covered with fur.

The Mastodon Family Tree Originated in Africa
The Mastodon family tree originated in Africa.

Mastodons, Unlike Mammoths, Were Solitary Animals
Mastodons, unlike Mammoths, were solitary animals.

There Are Four Identified Mastodon Species
There are four identified Mastodon species.

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10 Facts About Mastodons
Mastodons are comparatively less well-known than Mammoths, but they're equally important from an evolutionary perspective. Here are 10 fascinating Mastodon facts.

The First American Mastodon Was Discovered in New York
The first American Mastodon was discovered in New York.

Mastodons Went Extinct After the Last Ice Age
Mastodons went extinct after the last Ice Age.

The Name Mastodon Means "Nipple Tooth"
The name Mastodon means

Mastodons Were Browsers Rather than Grazers
Mastodons were browsers rather than grazers.

Male Mastodons Fought One Another with Their Tusks
Male Mastodons fought one another with their tusks.

Some Mastodon Bones Bear the Marks of Tuberculosis
Some Mastodon bones bear the marks of tuberculosis.

Facts, not Myths, About the Loch Ness Monster
The Loch Ness Monster is often identified as a sauropod dinosaur, or a type of marine reptile known as a plesiosaur. But what do we really know about the Loch Ness Monster, and how do the myths match up with the established facts?

TV Producers Love the Loch Ness Monster
TV producers love the Loch Ness Monster.

People Will Continue to Believe in the Loch Ness Monster
People will continue to believe in the Loch Ness Monster.

The Loch Ness Monster Is the World's Most Famous Cryptid
The Loch Ness Monster is the world's most famous cryptid.

The First Reported Sighting of Nessie Was During the Dark Ages
The first reported sighting of Nessie was during the Dark Ages.