Dinosaurs

More than 500 dino-related items were up for grabs at Able Auctions in Langley, B.C., in what one auctioneer called a once-in-a-lifetime event (Photograph by Alana Paterson)

That time life-sized, animatronic dinosaurs were on auction in Langley, B.C.

Bidders at a sale of the velociraptors, pterosaurs and T. Rexes this August fell into two categories: grazers and carnivores
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Why this stunning dinosaur fossil discovery has scientists stomping mad

A budding paleontologist’s description of the ’Holy Grail’ of fossil finds in a New Yorker feature has prompted widespread criticism
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It takes T. rex to tango: Why the dinosaurs danced

Research suggests that dinosaurs deployed some fancy footwork to woo one another, highlighting their relationship to modern-day birds
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Quiz: How much do you really know about dinosaurs?

An entire generation learned about dinosaurs from ’Jurassic Park.’ Take our quiz to find out what the movie got right—and wrong
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What it feels like to uncover a dinosaur at the Royal Ontario Museum’s Dino Lab

Working with dinosaur fossils is a dream come true for these Jurassic junkies. Find out what it’s like to work at Royal Ontario Museum’s Dino Lab in Toronto where you’re making history—well, unearthing it at least.
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Revisionist prehistory: What was Earth like before the asteroid hit?

Plant-eating dinosaurs were in decline—long before the asteroid hit—because of climatic changes
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Flightless little dinosaur feasted on others

Alberta researchers publish on Sinocalliopteryx
A blight at the museum

Tiny human brains threaten giant dinosaur bones in Alberta

Drunk vandals attacked a dig called ’a spectacular local find’
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New dinosaur discoveries ruffle feathers

Not every expert is happy that one of the big guys was shaggy, not scaly
Good news

Good news, bad news: Sept. 15-22

B.C. salmon are radiation-free, RCMP officers get off scot-free for tasering a child