Browsing the "Fossils" Tag

Oxygen Isotopes and Oviraptorosaurs

July 7th, 2017 | by Guest Blogger

Implications for Dinosaur Nesting Behaviour and Thermophysiology Oviraptorosaurs had received a pretty bad reputation when they first popped onto the [&hellip


Episode 78: Japanese Palaeontology

June 30th, 2017 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

When thinking of palaeontology in Asia, most people think of Mongolia and China, but there is actually a significant palaeontology [&hellip


Evolution of echolocation in dolphins

April 13th, 2016 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Echolocation is an amazing ability that some mammals have evolved. Using sonar frequencies, dolphins and other toothed whales can communicate [&hellip


Episode 60: Determining Diet

March 4th, 2016 | by Joe Keating

Diet is perhaps the most important aspect of ecology. As such, understanding the diet of extinct animals is crucial if [&hellip


Baby Chasmosaurus

January 18th, 2016 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Juvenile dinosaurs are less common than adults, and typically not as well preserved due to the fact that their bones [&hellip


Episode 58: Animal biomechanics

January 15th, 2016 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

One of the most difficult aspects of palaeontology is understanding how extinct animals moved around. It’s one thing to find [&hellip


Episode 57: Wealden Fossils

January 1st, 2016 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

The Wealden Supergroup of southern England is known for it’s Cretaceous fossils, particularly of dinosaurs, but also crocodilians, pterosaurs, lizards, [&hellip



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