dinosaur

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If you have not already had a chance to see it, the T. Rex Autopsy airing on the National Geographic channel is a must-see! They literally created a model of T. Rex based on available evidence about T. Rex and other dinosaurs as well as evidence from modern birds and then performed an “autopsy”. The conclusion: T.…

Check out this flying dinosaur

The discovery of  this non-avian dinosaur, Changyuraptor yangi, that lived 125 million years ago suggests that flight came before birds. The fossil was discovered in the Liaoning Province of northeastern China by Luis Chiappe from the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles, CA. At nearly 4 feet long, it is the largest so-called 4-winged dinosaur discovered. The term “4-winged”…

How to determine if you are a mammal…

This was just too cute (and funny!) not to share. I came across a blog in Scientific American that discussed a “standardized test” created by Hannah Bonner, illustrator and children’s writer, to help determine whether someone (or some creature) is a mammal: The test is part of her book called “When Dinos Dawned, Mammals Got…