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Image of the Day: Bat-like Wings
Paleontologists find a fossil of a dinosaur, Ambopteryx longibrachium, with membranous wings, in China.
Image of the Day: Bat-like Wings
Image of the Day: Bat-like Wings

Paleontologists find a fossil of a dinosaur, Ambopteryx longibrachium, with membranous wings, in China.

Paleontologists find a fossil of a dinosaur, Ambopteryx longibrachium, with membranous wings, in China.

theropods

Dinosaur Footprints Give Clues to Middle Jurassic
Ashley Yeager | Apr 3, 2018
One hundred seventy million years ago, sauropods and theropods trekked across what is now Scotland’s Isle of Skye.
Another Dinosaur with Short Arms Discovered
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 14, 2016
Gualicho shinyae evolved small limbs independently of T. rex, researchers report.
Saw-toothed Dinos
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 29, 2015
Microscopic analysis of carnivorous dinosaur teeth reveals specialized serrated edges.
Scales Over Feathers
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 3, 2015
A comprehensive analysis of fossilized dinosaur skin samples suggests feathers were not the norm.
T. rex’s Vegetarian Cousin
Bob Grant | Apr 28, 2015
Researchers discover a considerably less ferocious branch of the family tree that includes one of the most fearsome dinosaurs to ever walk the Earth.
How Tinier Theropods Took Flight
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 4, 2014
Downsizing dinosaurs was key to the evolution of birds, a study shows. 
Fossil Freshens Views on Dinosaur Feathers
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 28, 2014
A feather-covered herbivorous dinosaur offers a surprising perspective on plumage.