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What would a dinosaur taste like?
Don't tell us you've never thought about it.
New fossil reveals a fearsome shark-toothed dinosaur
The new dino was five times bigger than local tyrannosaurs and the first to be discovered in Central Asia.
A fossilized egg laid by an extinct, human-sized turtle holds a rare jackpot
These turtles lived in the Cretaceous period and were wiped out with the dinosaurs.
Meet the cat-sized mammals that thrived after the dinosaurs died
Three newly discovered fossil mammals hint at a bustling post-dinosaur world.
This dragon-like reptile once soared over Australia
The pointy-toothed creature ruled Australian skies 105 million years ago.
How bird brains thrived during a mass extinction
The skull of an extinct relative hints it lacked key features of modern bird brains.
The real Jurassic Park may have been in the Arctic
Carnivores and herbivores alike spent big chunks of time in modern-day Alaska.
These ancient deep-sea fish can live five times as long as biologists expected
Coelacanths have been roaming the oceans for millions of years.
This fossil isn’t a hummingbird-sized dinosaur, but an unusual lizard
The skulls were preserved and distorted by amber.
This Australian behemoth is officially the largest dinosaur on the continent
The wait—and weight—was worth it.