Pterosaur Eggs – What do we know?

Pterosaur Eggs – what do we know? Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, China, purchased a unique fossil, found by a local farmer of a Pterosaur lying next to a fossil egg.  It is assumed that the pterosaur laid the egg. Subsequent research suggests that pterosaurs behaved more like reptiles than birds when it comes to […]

Early Birds – fascinating fossils?

Early Birds A 50 million year old fossilised bird was found in Wyoming USA.   It is only 10 centimetres long.  Its well-defined feathers lead Paleontologist Daniel Ksepka  to think that it was an earlier cousin of humming birds and swifts.  It looks really cute.  A bit like a prehistoric cave drawing of a chick. […]

Did TRex Eat Fruit?

Dinosaur Eating an Orange?

Possibly not!  Although check out this film of  Tony feeding Oranges to his outrarrrgeous pet at the Tucson Rock and Gem Show.   Taking place every February in Tucson Arizona,  is the world’s largest show of Fossils, Gems and Minerals with the advantage that Tucson is definitely warmer – and drier –  than your average British […]

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