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Ichthyosaurus: Semi Big Reptile in a Very Large Pond

Though they weren’t the largest reptiles in the ocean during their time on Earth, ichthyosaurs (IK-thee-oh-SAWRS) were most likely in great abundance. A cross between a modern day fish and a dolphin, they roamed the oceans of our planet between … Continue reading

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The Dinos Are Coming!

After several years and a few minor setbacks, “There Were Dinosaurs Everywhere” is finally hitting the shelves. Author Howard Temeperley and I have been working on this for a considerable time, and feel that it now has the voice as … Continue reading

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Troodon, the speedster

Dinosaurs came in all shapes and sizes, but Troodon (TROE-odon, based on a Greek word meaning “wounding teeth”) was apparently a bit of runner. Fossil evidence of its long legs and retractable second-toe claws give every indication that a high … Continue reading

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Something missing from your breakfast table? The word Oviraptor means “egg thief,” after a fossil specimen was found on top of a pile of what was thought to be Protoceratops eggs. The image below is from Howard Temperley’s In the … Continue reading

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The Geologic Time Scale

The geologic time scale is split into four major eras–Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic, and are subdivided into periods. The number beside the era or period in the infotoon below shows how many years ago it began. I thought it … Continue reading

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