Prop was used in the film's opening sequence
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Friday 26 June 2009
Wednesday 27 May 2009
Ever since palaeontologists pieced together the many bones of lumbering sauropods they have argued about how these largest of dinosaurs would have held their immensely long necks.
Saturday 28 March 2009
Thursday 19 March 2009
Bathed in an icy purple fluorescent light, 300 journalists, culture vultures, and lucky local pupils stood entranced inside London's mammoth 02 Arena – the venue formerly known as the Millennium Dome – yesterday morning, as if awaiting the landing of a spaceship.
The age of the dinosaurs: how a race of terrible lizards came to dominate life on land all over the planet
Monday 09 February 2009
Nine out of 10 species that existed on the Earth were killed off by the Permian Mass Extinction.
Friday 30 January 2009
They look as if some ageing-hippie illustrator of post-Tolkien fantasy novels had suffered an LSD flashback after watching Hitchcock's The Birds and run utterly amok. Feathered raptors, grotesque predatory relations of the nice little birdies that warble in gardens, swoop and snarl and tear each to bits.
Sunday 11 January 2009
Thursday 01 January 2009
More than 7,600 dinosaur bones have been found in China, a discovery that could help establish why they died out. The find at Zhucheng, in Shandong province, has become known as "Dinosaur City" as a result of bones uncovered there since the 1960s. It is thought to be the biggest in the world and includes the remains of the predator Tyrannosaurus rex and what is thought to be the largest "duck-billed" dinosaur.
Friday 31 October 2008
A rare reptile with lineage dating back to the dinosaur age has been found nesting on the New Zealand mainland for the first time in about 200 years.
Wednesday 29 October 2008
Dinosaur king Tyrannosaurus rex may have actively hunted at night, stalking its prey with a highly sensitive nose, research suggests.
Wednesday 27 August 2008
Palaeontologists have found extensive remains of a 120 million-year-old dinosaur near the remote village of Morella in eastern Spain, which they say could belong to a hitherto undiscovered species.
Monday 25 August 2008
David Campese is a maverick but I’m proud to say he’s a mate of mine. He’s perceived as a loud mouth who shoots off his views ad nauseum and it’s true, he’d sometimes have been better off keeping his own counsel.
Wednesday 20 August 2008
It was hailed as "definitive evidence" that Bigfoot existed. The discovery of "something large, hairy and frozen in ice" in woods in America by a heroic police officer made international headlines and attracted interest from a team who have been earnestly searching for the legendary ape-like beast for years.
Wednesday 06 August 2008
An indigenous New Zealand reptile regarded as one of the last living descendants of the dinosaurs will become a father for the first time in decades at the age of 111, officials said today.
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 4 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence