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Lanzhousaurus magnidens - A Dinosaur of the Cretaceous

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You're right, Tom. This is an Asian dinosaur. I've been finding plenty of good stuff on newly discovered dinosaur. There will be another dinosaur post on the
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Nov 15

Leanchoilia - A Cambrian Invertebrate

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Thanks, Tom. The Cambrian had a lot of interesting creatures. As we know, life forms diversified to an amazing extent during that period. Some of the phyla are
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Nov 8

Ardynia - A Hyracodontid Mammal of the Eocene and Oligocene

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You're welcome, Tom. That order called Perissodactyla is interesting. As we know, it includes rhinos, horses, and tapirs. Perissodactyls have been here for
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Nov 4

Linguamyrmex vladi - An Ant of the Cretaceous

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You're welcome, Tom. Ants are not the oldest group of insects on this planet, but they have been here for quite a while. They appeared during the Cretaceous
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Oct 29

Article on the Cretaceous Theropod Sinosauropteryx

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Hi Tom, it's interesting that this dinosaur had that characteristic. As we know, Sinosauropteryx was a small theropod dinosaur. The Yixian Formation in China
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Oct 28

Article on Smilodon and Homotherium

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You're welcome, Tom. One of the key points about the hunting ability of saber-toothed cats was that they could follow prey into trees. Giant predators of the
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Oct 24

Pycnonemosaurus nevesi - A Theropod Dinosaur of the Cretaceous

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You're welcome, Tom. Those abelisaurian carnivorous theropods had a very wide distribution. They and the tyrannosaurs were certainly apex predators during the
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Oct 24

Ovativermis cribatus - A Cambrian Invertebrate

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Thanks, Tom. You're right; many of those life forms of the Cambrian look like monsters from science fiction movies. Some of their living relatives also
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Oct 12

Laiyangosaurus youngi - A Dinosaur of the Cretaceous

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Thanks, Tom. This is a neat hadrosaurid dinosaur. Hadrosaurs were a comparatively intelligent group of dinosaurs. Maisaura gave parental care. Dinosaur groups
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Oct 5

Nohochichak xibalbahkah - A Ground Sloth of the Pleistocene

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You're welcome, Tom. Many of those ground sloths were enormous. It was very difficult for predators to kill them. But as we know, they went extinct. That must
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Oct 1

Versperopterylus lamadongensis - A Pterosaur of the Cretaceous

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Hi Tom, it's Vesperopterylus. I accidentally misspelled it in one place. Pterosaurs were quite abundant but did not survive the K-T extinction event. However,
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Sep 30

Arsinoitherium - A Mammal of the Eocene and Oligocene

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You're welcome, Tom. That animal is quite interesting. As I mentioned, it was somewhat like a rhino, but is not closely related to rhinos. As we know,
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Sep 26

Polacanthus - A Dinosaur of the Cretaceous

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Thanks, Tom. You're right; the Cretaceous was quite a period. As you said, many new taxa arrived. For example, mosasaurs appeared in the seas. I'll put some
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Sep 26

Article on the Triassic Dinosaur Saturnalia

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You're welcome, Tom. The sauropodomorph dinosaurs increased in size during the Jurassic. As we know, there were also some giant ones in the Cretaceous. It's an
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Sep 22

Arctops - A Therapsid of the Permian

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You're welcome, Tom. Gorgonopsians are an interesting group of therapsids. They were carnivorous and varied greatly in size. Some were dog-sized but others
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