London | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 12:24 PM IST
The new dinosaur, which has been named Vectaerovenator inopinatus, lived in the Cretaceous period 115 million years ago and was estimated to have been up to four metres long, the palaeontologists said.
Montreal | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2019 06:28 PM IST
While the giant carnivore’s skeleton was discovered in 1991, paleontologists spent more than a decade just removing the hard sandstone that covered its bones.
Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 11:59 AM IST
Portugal is the self-proclaimed “dinosaur capital” of Europe thanks to an abundance of dinosaur fossils. Now, tourists can visit a new theme park that features 120 large-scale reproductions of 70 different species and is spread over 10 hectares.
Agence France-Presse, Portugal | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 06:19 PM IST
Imported from Germany, the resin statues in Dino Park are dotted throughout a forest route guiding budding palaeontologists through the eons when dinosaurs stalked the Earth.
Agence France-Presse, Paris | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 12:01 PM IST
The fossil market is not just for scientists anymore. Hollywood actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Nicolas Cage are fans of outsize prehistoric ornaments.
Press Trust of India, London | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2018 05:02 PM IST
The footprints, left in a muddy, shallow lagoon, about 170 million years ago in Isle of Skye are helping the researchers build a more accurate picture of an important period in dinosaur evolution. This is the second discovery of such footprints on the Scottish island.