Not only have dinosaur categories been completely overhauled, but they also might have been British.
A new study from North Carolina State University reveals how crests, horns and knobs found on the skull of theropod dinosaurs are connected to the animals fast growth compared to other species without ornamented skulls.
A beachgoer got the surprise of a lifetime after stumbling upon 130-million-year-old dinosaur footprints in Cable Beach, West Australia.
Rare fossils recently found in Idaho represent at least three new small to mid-sized species of theropod, which is the group of carnivorous dinosaurs that includes the Tyrannosaurus rex.
A new species of dinosaur thought to be the oldest Jurassic dinosaur ever found in the U.K. was named Dracoraptor hanigani or “dragon robber." Researchers say this find is remarkably valuable, as it sheds light on the diversification of dinosaurs in the early Jurassic – a period that remains rather hazy to paleontologists.
Paleontologists suggest recently discoverd foot scrapes across several Colorado outcrops were made by large dinosaurs that competed in dance-offs to woo their mates.
When studying muscle strain during jaw opening in three dinosaur species, researchers found that the Tyrannosaurus rex could extend its jaw 90 degrees –- a skill that came in extremely handy for carnivorous predators.
New tyrannosaur bones suggest that the large carnivores may have also resorted to cannibalism in times of need.