The Funniest Dinosaur Jokes
Why did the T. Rex cross the road? How can you tell when there's a Stegosaurus in your refrigerator? Read this collection of dinosaur jokes and riddles to find out!
The Dinosaur ABC
A is for Anatotitan, B is for Bambiraptor...do you want to read a dinosaur ABC that features lesser-known dinosaurs, rather than old, boring favorites like Brachiosaurus and T. Rex? Then you'll enjoy this ABC, which teaches kids unusual dinosaur names at the same time it teaches them the alphabet.
Dinosaur Death Duel!
Could Triceratops have beaten Tyrannosaurus Rex in one-on-one combat? How about Allosaurus vs. Stegosaurus, or Megalodon vs. Leviathan? Here are ten battles involving various dinosaurs, reptiles, sharks and prehistoric mammals, with our picks for the likely winners.
What Does Your Favorite Dinosaur Say About You?
It's a little-known fact that what you choose as your favorite dinosaur speaks volumes about your personality. Here's what it means if you just can't spend the day without a Tyrannosaurus Rex, Stegosaurus, or assorted other dinosaurs in the immediate vicinity.
How to Dinosaur-Proof Your Home
Dinosaur security begins at home--and unlocked doors, ill-fitting windows, and timid dogs can mean the difference between making it through another day safe and sound and being eaten by a hungry Tarbosaurus. Here are 10 tips on how to dinosaur-proof your home.
Thanks to their multisyllabic names, dinosaurs lend themselves perfectly to haiku. Click here for an ever-expanding selection of homegrown haikus with prehistoric themes.
Great Dinosaur Movie Tag Lines
A dinosaur movie needs an appropriately monstrous slogan for its poster, TV commercial and DVD box--and you'll gain a new appreciation for the art of movie publicity as you read these prehistoric tag lines from the 1950's through the present day.
The Top 10 Fictional Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs aren't only found in dried-up riverbeds--they can also be seen in TV shows, movies, comic strips and video games. Here's a selection of pop culture's most notable dinosaurs, most of which wouldn't stand a fighting chance against their paleontologically correct forebears.
The 10 Cutest Dinosaurs
Some dinosaurs were definitely more adorable than others, especially from the perspective of a 21st-century dinosaur enthusiast (or her parents). Here are 10 real-life dinosaurs that can easily vie for the title of "cutest of all time."
Spinosaurus vs. Sarcosuchus - Who Wins?
Spinosaurus was the largest carnivorous dinosaur that ever lived. Sarcosuchus was the largest crocodile that ever lived. Both of these reptiles lived in middle Cretaceous Africa. Who wins in a battle to the death between Spinosaurus and Sarcosuchus?
The 10 Ugliest Dinosaurs
Some dinosaurs were a lot less attractive than others (possibly because mirrors, much less TV makeover shows, weren't available during the Jurassic or Cretaceous periods). Here's a list of 10 real-life dinosaurs that could stop a Mesozoic clock.
Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Triceratops - Who Wins?
Tyrannosaurus Rex and Triceratops were two of the most popular dinosaurs of the Late Cretaceous period, and they both occupied the same North American territory. Who would win in a battle between a full-grown Triceratops and an adult T. Rex?
10 Reasons Dinosaurs Make Bad Pets
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to raise a newly hatched Stegosaurus, or adopt a full-grown Velociraptor from your local animal shelter? Well, be careful, because there are some big downsides to keeping a dinosaur as a pet.
10 Reasons Dinosaurs Make Good Pets
Did you know that owning a pet dinosaur will make you more attractive to the opposite sex? Or that purebred dinosaurs can earn their weight in gold starring in TV commercials and Hollywood movies? Here are the top 10 reasons why dinosaurs make good pets.
10 Dinosaurs that Went Extinct Very, Very Quickly
We all know about dinosaurs like T. Rex and Stegosaurus that met their doom 65 million years ago, in the K/T Extinction. But what about the lesser-known dinosaurs that appeared briefly during the Mesozoic Era, only to quickly disperse into the mists of history?
The Top 10 Prehistoric Nicknames
Sometimes it helps to give your newly discovered beastie a catchy nickname, such as the Demon Duck of Doom, in order to garner attention from your colleagues and from the press. Here's our list of the top 10 prehistoric nicknames.
The 10 Hardest-to-Pronounce Prehistoric Animals
Not every extinct creature trips as easily off the tongue as Tyrannosaurus Rex or Triceratops. Here are 10 prehistoric animal names that even seasoned paleontologists find it difficult to spell, much less pronounce, correctly.
The 10 Strangest Dinosaur Names
After long, weary months collecting bones out in the field, cleaning them in the lab with tiny toothpicks, and laboriously piecing them together for display or further study, paleontologists can be forgiven for occasionally bestowing strange names on the objects of their research.
The 10 Best Dinosaur Names
Some dinosaurs have better names than others--mostly because some paleontologists have more imagination than others. Here's a list of the 10 most impressive dinosaur names in the prehistoric bestiary, ranging from Achillobator to Vulcanodon.
The 10 Worst Dinosaur Names
Not all dinosaurs luck out in the name department: some are blessed with cool, sleek, sports-car worthy names, while others are saddled with something virtually unpronounceable. Here are the 10 worst dinosaur names, ranging from Becklespinax to Uberabatitan.
The Dinosaur Art of Sergey Krasovskiy
The dinosaur art of the Ukrainian illustrator Sergey Krasovskiy.
The Dinosaur Art of Nobu Tamura
A selection of illustrations by the famous paleo-artist Nobu Tamura.
Readers Respond - The Case for Tyrannosaurus Rex
What do readers think about Tyrannosaurus Rex's chances of beating Triceratops in a one-on-one battle? Here are their comments.
Readers Respond - The Case for Triceratops
Could Triceratops have survived an encounter with a full-grown Tyrannosaurus Rex? Readers weigh in with their opinions.
The Dinosaur Art of Dmitry Bogdanov
Based in Chelyabinsk, Russia, Dmitry Bogdanov is one of the world's most prolific paleo-artists. This gallery features 10 of his favorite illustrations.
The Dinosaur Art of H. Kyoht Luterman
The dinosaur art of H. Kyoht Luterman, one of the internet's most accomplished paleo-artists.
The Dinosaur Art of Vladimir Nikolov
The paleo-art of the Bulgarian illustrator (and geologist) Vladimir Nikolov.
The Dinosaur Art of Julio Lacerda
The dinosaur art of the Brazilian illustrator Julio Lacerda.
The Dinosaur Art of Emily Willoughby
The dinosaur art of Emily Willoughby, one of the world's up-and-coming paleo-artists.
The Dinosaur Art of Karen Carr
The dinosaur art of Karen Carr, one of the world's most famous paleo-artists.
The Dinosaur Art of Andrey Atuchin
The dinosaur art of paleo-illustrator Andrey Atuchin.
The World's Best Dinosaur Artists
A collection of galleries featuring the dinosaur art of the world's best paleo-illustrators, including Andrey Atuchin, Alain Beneteau, Dmitry Bogdanov, Karen Carr, Sergey Krasovskiy, Julio Lacerda, H. Kyoht Luterman, Vladimir Nikolov, Nobu Tamura and Emily Willoughby.
The Dinosaur Art of Alain Beneteau
The dinosaur art of the French illustrator Alain Beneteau.
Readers Respond - The Case for Spinosaurus
Who do readers think would come out on top in a battle between Spinosaurus and Sarcosuchus? Here are some arguments in favor of the big-clawed dinosaur.
Readers Respond - The Case for Sarcosuchus
Who would win in an encounter between Spinosaurus and Sarcosuchus? Here are some reader comments in favor of the giant prehistoric crocodile.