Monthly Archives: May 2011

Latest find: Hadrosaur egg cluster

Hadrosaurid, the first dinosaur family to be identified in North America in 1855, was a duck-billed dinosaur that lived in the Upper Cretaceous Period, approximately 100 – 65 Million years before. It weighed several tons and feasted on the plentiful … Continue reading

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Recreating dinosaurs, really

Ever since the Jurassic Park movies, the world has been entralled with the possibility of recreating dinosaurs. Unlike the movies however, studies in the early 1990s that successfully extracted DNA from insects trapped in 40 million-year old fossilised amber, as … Continue reading

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