Posts Tagged ‘Paleontology’

Dinosaur In Class

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

An animatronic dinosaur visits a classroom. This is too cool for words. Kids are sssssoooooo spoiled these days. Found at YouTube from ralphosn.

Frozen In Paleontological Time

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

The remains of an extraordinary fossil unearthed in 67-million-year-old sediments from Gujarat, western India reveal that snakes preyed on hatchling dinosaurs. The snake was coiled around a recently hatched egg adjacent to a hatchling sauropod. The discovery was made by in international team of scientists led by the University of Michigan’s Jeff Wilson and the Geological Survey of India’s Dhananjay Mohabey. Found at YouTube from futurityvideo via Futurity.

Venomous Prehistoric Raptor

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

A group of University of Kansas researchers working with Chinese colleagues have discovered a venomous, birdlike raptor that thrived some 128 million years ago in China. This is the first report of venom in the lineage that leads to modern birds. Found at YouTube from KU.

Walking With Dinosaurs: How Dinosaur’s Really Walked

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

has reached the UK, but how realistic is it? A palaeontologist gives his thoughts and talks about his own research. Found at YouTube from NewScientistVideo.

Missing Link Found

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Scientists have unveiled a 47-million-year-old .

The search for a direct connection between humans and the rest of the animal kingdom has taken 200 years – but it was presented to the world at a special news conference in New York.

The discovery of the 95%-complete ‘lemur monkey’ – dubbed Ida or Darwinius Masillae – is described by experts as the “eighth wonder of the world”.