The forelimbs of this animal look like an evolutionary joke
January 24, 2012 | By Brian Switek
The sauropod site may have resembled Yellowstone National Park, with geysers, hot springs and mud pots
January 23, 2012 | By Brian Switek
The concrete and plastic dinosaurs beside America's highways are often sad, malformed creatures. What do you think is the best of the worst?
January 20, 2012 | By Brian Switek
How many species of this rare, ornamented genus were there?
January 19, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Dr. Who sported some of the worst dinosaurs on television. This video explains why
January 18, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Thanks to one 1888 paper, paleontologists still divide dinosaurs between the bird-hips and lizard-hips
January 17, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Some researchers insist that birds are not dinosaurs, but do they have any evidence?
January 13, 2012 | By Brian Switek
If the non-avian dinosaurs hadn't died out 65 million years ago, what would they look like today?
January 12, 2012 | By Brian Switek
"Going the way of the dinosaur" is a popular phrase, but one drawn from bizarre 20th century ideas that dinosaurs were due for an extinction
January 11, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Parasaurolophus is one of the most perplexing dinosaurs - what did it use its huge crest for?
January 10, 2012 | By Brian Switek
On December 6, 1916, a German military vessel sunk a highly-valued shipment of Canadian dinosaurs.
January 09, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Charles R. Knight, one of the greatest paleoartists ever, battled his boss, artistic society and his own eyesight to bring prehistoric creatures to life
January 06, 2012 | By Brian Switek
This has to be the most adorable dinosaur correction I have ever seen
January 05, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Dinosaur tracks aren't just scientific curiosities--they have also inspired many legends in China
January 04, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Why is an image of the Garden of Eden considered art, while an exquisitely detailed depiction of Jurassic life is derided as juvenile junk?
January 03, 2012 | By Brian Switek
This was a big year for dinosaur discoveries and debates. Here are a few highlights
December 30, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Two classic bits of animation beautifully visualized the evolution of birds from dinosaurs
December 28, 2011 | By Brian Switek
What did Iguanodon use its big thumb spikes for—stabbing attackers, breaking into seeds, or possibly stripping foliage from branches?
December 27, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Given their probable diet of conifers, I'm surprised there aren't even more holiday sauropods in the Christmas tree mix
December 23, 2011 | By Brian Switek
Fossil lore says 19th century naturalist T.H. Huxley realized that birds were dinosaurs when he carved into a Christmas turkey, but what really happened?
December 22, 2011 | By Brian Switek