Dinosaur News

New Duck-Billed Dinosaur Identified from Fossil Found in Northern Japan (September 5, 2019): Researchers have identified a new species of duck-billed dinosaur. It was found in 72-million year old marine deposits in Mukawa Town in Northern Japan.

Dinosaur Discovered in China had Iridescent Feathers like a Hummingbird (January 15, 2018): Scientists have discovered the fossil of a dinosaur in China that had rainbow coloring. It had iridescent feathers like a hummingbird.

Sinosauropteryx Dinosaur Had Bandit Mask Facial Pattern (October 26, 2017): Scientists say a small feathered dinosaur named Sinosauropteryx had a mask-like bandit stripe across its eyes to help with camouflage.

Newly Discovered Russian Pliosaur Named After Mongolian Water Spirit (June 17, 2017): A new genus and species of pliosaur has been named after a Mongolian water spirit.

Japan's Largest Complete Dinosaur Skeleton is a Duck-Billed Dinosaur (June 6, 2017): The largest complete dinosaur skeleton has been found in Japan. It is of an 8-meter duck-billed dinosaur.

Researchers Estimate Dinosaur Eggs Took 3 to 6 Months to Hatch (January 2, 2017): Researchers from Florida State University estimate that it took about 3 to 6 months for dinosaur eggs to hatch.

Scientists Find Fossilized Dinosaur Brain Tissue (October 27, 2016): Scientists have found fossilized dinosaur brain tissue for the first time. The fossil looks like a brown pebble to a non-expert.

Scientists Uncover Evidence of Dinosaur Camouflage in Psittacosaurus (September 16, 2016): Researchers from the University of Bristol say Psittacosaurus species had a camouflage color pattern.

Transylvania Dwarf Duck-Billed Dinosaur Had a Facial Tumor (July 9, 2016): A dwarf duck-billed dinosaur from Transylvania suffered from a facial tumor

New Study Reveals Bite Strength of Stegosaurus (May 23, 2016): Stegosaurus had the bite strength similar to modern herbivorous mammals, such as sheep and cows.

Machairoceratops Had Large Curved Spikes on its Neck Shield (May 19, 2016): A new horned dinosaur species has been discovered in Utah. It had large curved spikes on the back of its neck shield.

Newly Discovered Horned Dinosaur Had Spiked Shield-like Head Frill (May 18, 2016): A newly discovered horned dinosaur had a spike shield-like feature over its head and sideways horns over its eyes.

Fossil Discovery Suggests Baby Titanosaurs Needed Little Parental Help (May 1, 2016): The discovery of a fossilized baby titanosaur suggests the tiny future giants were mostly self-reliant at birth.

Sarmientosaurus is a Newly Discovered Titanosaur From Argentina (April 27, 2016): Scientists have discvoered the fossils of a new titanosaur fossil in Argentina. It has been named Sarmientosaurus musacchioi

New Wales Dinosaur Species is Earliest Known Dinosaur from the Jurassic (February 13, 2016): A dinosaur fossil recently discovered in Wales is the earliest known dinosaur from the Jurassic Period. It is about 200 million years old.

Researchers Discover New Plant-Eating Horned Dinosaur Species (December 9, 2015): Scientists have discovered a new plant-eating horned dinosaur species. It is the second oldest-known member of the horned dinosaurs.

Giant Raptor Fossil Unearthed from Hell Creek Formation in South Dakota (November 4, 2015): A giant raptor fossil has been unearthed from the Hell Creek Foundation in South Dakota.

Scientists Unearth Evidence of Tyrannosaur Cannibalism in Gnawed Bone (November 1, 2015): Scientists have unearthed fossil evidence of tyrannosaur cannibalism in a gnawed fossilized bone.

Well-Preserved Fossil of Ostrich-like Ornithomimus Dinosaur Discovered (October 28, 2015): A fossil of an ostrich-like Ornithomimus dinosaur has been discovered. It has preserved tail feathers and skin.

Researchers Digitally Reconstruct Titanosaur Brain Cavity From Fossilized Braincase (October 18, 2015): Researchers have digitally reconstructed the brain cavity of a titanosaur from a fossilized braincase discovered in 2007 in Spain.