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New dinosaur found at brickworks

Called the Ashdown maniraptoran, this is the smallest european dinosaur. It is about 33-40cm long and looks like a bird. It hasn’t got a proper name yet, but when more of it is found, it will gain its own name. … Continue reading

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Platypterygius vs ?

120 million years ago an icthyosaur named Platypterygius fought with another marine reptile. It survived, but was scared on its snout. The question is, what made these wounds? Kronosaurus vs Platypterygius Kronosaurus was the top predator at that time. It’s … Continue reading

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The ballad of big Al

This is a ballad about big Al which I wrote on the bus. It was the late Jurassic, When big Al had his birth. He lived in Laurasia, The northern part of the earth. He was very tiny, When he was a chick. … Continue reading

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Liliensternus vs Plateosaurus

A large plateosaurus searches for food. As does a liliensternus. The liliensternus spots the plateosaurus but does not attack. It knows a pack is needed to bring down this beast.

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Edaphosaurus vs Dimetrodon vs Ophiacodon

As a female edaphosaurus drinks, a dimetrodon looks at her hungrily. He leaps out of his cover. But this edaphosaurus is ready for anything. She swings her tail and hits the dimetrodon in the face. He falls back and his tail dangles … Continue reading

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Here is my first YouTube video on the site. It is all about a recently discovered dinosaur named brontomerus (thunder thighs), which got this name for its spectacular habit of kicking its enemies as it had flexible thighs. In the … Continue reading

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New single clawed dinosaur discovered

A 60cm tall, insect eating dinosaur has been discovered called Linhenykus monodactylus. It had a claw on each hand which would be very useful for digging into wood and termite mounds. It was related to similar dinos like Mononykus and Shuvuuia. … Continue reading

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Yet more prehistoric colour, this time a bird

Oh, Joy! I have been looking out for a new animal that we know the colour of. This one is a bird called Confuciusornis. Coincidentally it lived in the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary that Sinosauropteryx lived in. It was 0.7 metres long and weighed … Continue reading

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