Boy, 12, discovers rare dinosaur skeleton

He was hiking with his father in Alberta, Canada, when he stumbled upon the Hadrosaur remains.

Oct. 15, 2020 ~4 min

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T. rex dinosaur 'Stan' sold for world record price

The near-complete, 67-million-year-old fossil fetches $31.8m ($24.6m) at Christie's in New York.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Oct. 7, 2020 ~2 min

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Shark researchers size up real 'Megalodon' for first time

A study reveals true scale of the prehistoric mega-shark made famous in Jason Statham's The Meg.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 3, 2020 ~2 min

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Penarth 'dinosaur footprints' investigated by museum

The prospect of a "really, really exciting" find will be checked by the Natural History Museum, experts say.

By Nick Hartley • bbcnews
Aug. 26, 2020 ~4 min

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Eigg beach runner stumbles on dinosaur bone

The chance find was made on the Isle of Eigg where scientists have been searching for the fossils for 200 years.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 26, 2020 ~2 min

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New dinosaur related to T. rex discovered on Isle of Wight

Four bones found at Shanklin belonged to a new species of theropod dinosaur, a study finds.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 11, 2020 ~3 min

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Dinosaur ancestors 'may have been tiny'

Dinosaurs are thought of as giant creatures, but new work adds to evidence they started out small.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 7, 2020 ~3 min

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Mystery egg likely belonged to giant sea reptile, scientists say

The football-like fossil has puzzled scientists since it was found in Antarctica almost a decade ago.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
June 17, 2020 ~2 min

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Fossil tracks left by an ancient crocodile that 'ran like an ostrich'

Scientists are stunned to find that some ancient crocodiles may have moved around on two feet.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
June 11, 2020 ~5 min

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Life-sized Crystal Palace Park dinosaur sculpture damaged

The Grade I-listed Megalosaurus statue has been in Crystal Palace Park since the Victorian era.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 24, 2020 ~2 min

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