Buck-toothed demon.

14 April 2011 grant b 0

Yeah, National Geographic is really helping paleontologists rehabilitate the popular image of dinosaurs as mindless killers with the latest… well… actually, I guess the blame […]

Mass Extinction #6

4 March 2011 grant b 0

The death of the dinosaurs was just a drop in the bucket compared to some of the real mass extinction events out there. And PhysOrg […]

Sex, 40 million B.C.

3 March 2011 grant b 0

The book of love might be rewritten by each generation, but the pictures don’t change much. So MSNBC proves with its personal look at an […]

A gentler Eoraptor

20 January 2011 grant b 0

Nature breaks the news to us that small, fierce prehistoric predator Eoraptor – the “dawn-predator” – might have been a plant-eater all along: Many palaeontologists […]

Combat wings

6 January 2011 grant b 0

Beaks, sure. Talons? Terrifying. But how about Eurekalert.org’s report on prehistoric birds using their wings as clubs: “No animal has ever evolved anything quite like […]

Hobbit-eating storks.

16 December 2010 grant b 0

I bet they tasted better than babies. Discovery explores the frankly terrifying implications of a new fossil discovery: Named Leptoptilos robustus, this newly discovered stork […]

Red Super-penguin

4 October 2010 grant b 1

io9.com explores the prehistoric majesty of the man-sized super-penguin: The fossil was discovered in Peru and has been classified as Inkayacu paracasensis, but its less […]

Humpbacked weirdosaur.

10 September 2010 grant b 0

There’s a great piece up at ScienceBlogs demonstrating how paleontology (and, even better, paleontological art) really works. It’s Darren Naish enthusing about a particularly strange-looking […]