New heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: Patagotitan

/ Aug 10, 2017

New heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: Patagotitan

A study proclaims a newly named species the heavyweight champion of all dinosaurs, making the scary Tyrannosaurus rex look like a munchkin. At 69 metric tons, the plant-eating behemoth was as heavy as a space shuttle. The dinosaur's fossils were found in southern Argentina in 2012. ...

T. rex had scales, not feathers, study says

/ Jun 7, 2017

T. rex had scales, not feathers, study says

Tyrannosaurus rex had scales, not feathers, a study Wednesday said, rescuing the dinosaur's reputation as a fearsome killer with a rough-and-tough hide. Recent research has claimed to provide evidence for feathers in ancestors of T. rex, and suggested the iconic carnivore may itself have sported ...

/ Mar 23, 2017

Dinosaur-egg bandits caught Chinese police arrest

Chinese police have arrested a man accused of stealing dozens of fossilized dinosaur eggs, state media said Monday, but some eggs are still unaccounted for. The man surnamed Wang allegedly stole 80 eggs from a collector in Zhejiang province on the night of Jan. 9 ...