Remember how Prince went from being Prince to the Artist Formerly Known as Prince (aka that symbol thing) to the artist formerly known as the Artist Formerly Known as Prince (i.e. back to just Prince)? Same thing just happened to the brontosaurus — brontos are back and they're ready to rock the Super Bowl!
North Carolina State Police are on the hunt for two twentysomethings with an apparent affinity for fake, expensive dinosaurs. The couple can be seen in security footage from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh jumping a barrier, snatching the $10,000 Edmontosaurus hatchling replica, and running off with it in a bag.
Do you have questions about gravity? Have you thought about why nothing REALLY big exists today in nature? Have you ever wondered how 30-foot leather birds were once able to fly? If so, today is your lucky day because Jose Canseco, the world's best Twitter user, has taken to the internet to explain his fascinating theories about gravity, dinosaurs and giant birds.
A team of Chinese and Canadian scientists announced on Wednesday that farmers had discovered a new species of dinosaur as big as a T-rex, covered in feathers, in a small quarry in northeast China. The dinosaurs, found in a pack of three, are the largest feathered animal ever discovered – alive or extinct.
It turns out Tyrannosaurus rex, the big, dumb badass of the Cretaceous Period, had a shorter cousin. Palaeontologists have identified the skull and jaw bones of a newly discovered breed they're calling Zhuchengtyrannus magnus—which is Latin for "Tyrant from Zhucheng," the Chinese province where the fossils were found.