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The Dinosaur Encyclopedia

Hundreds of dinosaurs lived during the Mesozoic Era, but only a handful of them are instantly recognizable. Here's everything you need to know about the 10 most famous dinosaurs that ever lived, ranging from Allosaurus to Tyrannosaurus Rex.

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The Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals of Germany

Thursday April 17, 2014

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

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Were Dinosaurs Warm-Blooded?

Monday April 14, 2014

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

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The Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals of France

Thursday April 10, 2014

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

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The Dinosaur ABC

Monday April 7, 2014

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

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