Entries Tagged 'extinct' ↓

The Greatest Discovery in the History of Paleontology

Today’s Dinosaur Comic directed me to the Wikipedia article on the Torosaurus. But the pictures I saw made no sense to me. Then I realized that scientists misunderstood the skeleton.

Artistic representation of a torosaurus based on fossils.

The mystery of the torosaurus has been solved! Truly this is a great day for science.

(Source images and licenses here: 1 2)

[Slashdot] [Digg] [Reddit] [del.icio.us] [Facebook] [Technorati] [Google] [StumbleUpon]

Dimetrodon Skeleton

This is slightly experimental, I’m fine with that.

A dinosaurdimetrodon skeleton from the Stanford Institute’s National Museum of Natural History.

Via Jeff Kubina’s Flickr photostream!

Thanks Doug for letting us know what it is!

[Slashdot] [Digg] [Reddit] [del.icio.us] [Facebook] [Technorati] [Google] [StumbleUpon]