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May 24, 2013
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Small, Speedy Plant-Eater Extends Knowledge of Dinosaur Ecosystems

Bethesda, MD — Dinosaurs are often thought of as large, fierce animals, but new research highlights a previously overlooked diversity of small dinosaurs. In the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, a team of paleontologists from the University of Toronto, Royal Ontario … Continue reading

March 6, 2012
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Human’s Oldest Ancestor Found in Burgess Shale

*Pikaia is most primitive vertebrate known* Researchers from the University of Toronto, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and the University of Cambridge have confirmed that a 505 million-year-old creature, found only in the Burgess Shale fossil beds in Canada’s Yoho … Continue reading

February 1, 2012
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New Species of Ancient Crocodile, Ancestor of Today’s Species, Discovered by MU Researcher

COLUMBIA, Mo. – A University of Missouri researcher has identified a new species of prehistoric crocodile. The extinct creature, nicknamed “Shieldcroc” due to a thick-skinned shield on its head, is an ancestor of today’s crocodiles. Its discovery provides scientists with … Continue reading

January 27, 2012
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Ancient Dinosaur Nursery Oldest Nesting Site Yet Found

*UTM professor unearths fossils in South Africa* An excavation at a site in South Africa has unearthed the 190-million-year-old dinosaur nesting site of the prosauropod dinosaur Massospondylus-revealing significant clues about the evolution of complex reproductive behaviour in early dinosaurs. The … Continue reading

January 20, 2012
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University of Toronto/Royal Ontario Museum Scientists Discover Unusual ‘Tulip’ Creature

*Lived in the ocean more than 500-million years ago* A bizarre creature that lived in the ocean more than 500-million years ago has emerged from the famous Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale in the Canadian Rockies. Officially named Siphusauctum gregarium, fossils … Continue reading