Tyrannosaur teeth unearthed in Nagasaki

National Jul 14, 2015

Tyrannosaur teeth unearthed in Nagasaki

Two fossilized teeth of what could be the largest carnivorous dinosaur that ever existed in Japan have been found in a geological layer some 81 million years old in Nagasaki, the city and a Fukui prefectural museum said Tuesday. The dinosaur, from the Tyrannosauridae family, ...

Dinosaur fossil teases in Hokkaido

National / Science & Health Nov 1, 2014

Dinosaur fossil teases in Hokkaido

by Miyuki Murakawa

A 42-year-old professor in Hokkaido is on the verge of unearthing what could be the best-preserved and most complete fossils of a dinosaur ever found in Japan. In September, a team led by Yoshitsugu Kobayashi, associate professor at the Hokkaido University Museum, conducted a second ...