Thanks largely to its famous Solnhofen fossil beds, Germany is known far and wide for its Mesozoic assortment of dinosaurs and pterosaurs. Here's a list of the most famous dinosaurs and prehistoric animals ever to be discovered in this country.
Illustration of Liliensternus: Nobu Tamura
Although many people think the issue has been settled once and for all, scientists still debate whether dinosaurs were warm-blooded or cold-blooded (or something in between). Here's a look at the evidence for and against warm-blooded dinosaurs.
Illustration of Giganotosaurus: Dmitry Bogdanov
Like many nations in Europe, France has yielded more than its fair share of fossils from the Mesozoic and Cenozoic Eras. Here's a list of the most notable dinosaurs and prehistoric animals ever to be discovered in this country.
Illustration of Arcovenator: Nobu Tamura
Are you tired of unambitious dinosaur ABC books that lazily name-drop the most obvious candidates--Archaeopteryx, Brachiosaurus, etc.? Well, our online Dinosaur ABC will dazzle you with some lesser-known beasts from the dinosaur bestiary, ranging from A (Anatotitan) to Z (Zupaysaurus). You can read all 26 entries, sequentially, starting here.
Illustration of Spinops, the "S" of the Dinosaur ABC: Dmitry Bogdanov