Ideas tagged with dinosaurs

Establishment of a World Dinosaur Congress/Organisation

Dinosaurs are the most popular and well known extinct animals known to humankind. They have been regarded with awe since the first discovery of Megalodon and the coining of the term _dinosaur_ by Richard Owen. In the 1950s they experienced something of a revival and have been popular ever since...

By Upulie Divisekera

The evolution of smaller arms in theropod dinosaurs

Carnivorous theropod dinosaurs may have had brilliant breast displays that were better shown off with less distracting arm size. At mating time female theropods selected males with smaller arms, for it was in the display that male potency was better measured. Arms blocked and confused the mess...

By Kevin Welch