China’s Dinosaur Hunters

At the Guardian, Tania Branigan profiles dinosaur hunter Xu Xing and describes ground-breaking fossil discoveries at digs around China. Zhucheng’s early Cretaceous relics, Liaoning’s feathered dinosaurs and...

New Dinosaur Gives Bird Wing Clue

A new fossil discovered in northwest China’s Junggar Basin may be a key link in how modern-day birds evolved from ancient dinosaurs.  From BBC: A new dinosaur unearthed in western China has shed light on the evolution from...

Sunday Photo: Jurassic Chongqing?

Not just everybody’s favorite city for nuclear-caliber hot pot, Chongqing is famous, amongst paleontologists at least, as a haven for dinosaur fossils. On October 23, 2007, dinosaur experts working in the Chongqing Natural History Museum were assembling dinosaur fossil models for a permanent exhibition in Shaanxi. The dinosaur fossils are up to 24 meters high, […]



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