New dinosaur species discovered that had tiny arms like T. rex | zoology

Paleontologists in Argentina have discovered a new species of dinosaur, with disproportionately short arms like those of Tyrannosaurus rex. A fossil of Meraxes gigas, as the new dinosaur has been called, was found in what is now the northern Patagonia region of Argentina, revealing that the creature was 11 meters (36 feet) long and weighed … Read more

Set of articulated legs belonging to prehistoric flightless bird uncovered at Alcoota fossil site

A set of female articulated legs belonging to the prehistoric Dromornis stirtoni discovered in Central Australia is expected to give researchers more accurate information about the size of the largest bird known on Earth. Key points: A set of articulated leg bones belonging to a large flightless bird estimated to be eight million years old … Read more