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New Species of Raptor Dinosaur Found In China.  The nearly-complete skeleton of the birdlike dinosaur was found in inner Mongolia.   British scientist doing his PhD has discovered a new dinosaur which had a huge claw and could run at more than 30mph while digging for fossils in the Gobi desert.  By Jonah Choiniere, The George Washington University / May 9, 2010

New Species of Raptor Dinosaur Found In China

New Species of Raptor Dinosaur Found In China. The nearly-complete skeleton of the birdlike dinosaur was found in inner Mongolia.

Perciformes Fossil Fish  A fine example of the Order Perciformes, Family Serranidae, or Sea Basses. This one is well-centered on its Sublithographic limestone matrix, with the dramatic dorsal and ventral fins in a fine state of preservation. The gaping mouth shows this to have been a formidable predator of its time. The genus died out during the Upper Cretaceous, leaving no descendants. Fish is 8.2 cm long and is from Hajoula, Lebanon

Perciformes Fossil Fish A fine example of the Order Perciformes, Family…

Views of the fossil frog Thaumastosaurus gezei. 35-40 million years old.

Views of the fossil frog Thaumastosaurus gezei (between 40 and 34 million years ago). From Laloy et al.

Giant Jurassic Sauropod dinosaur fossils found in China.

Scientists have discovered the remains of a giant Sauropod dinosaur in Xinjiang Province (China).

Stegosaurus armatusStegosaurus armatus is one of the most recognizable dinosaurs of all. With a name that means “plated reptile,” Stegosaurus is a favorite among dinosaur enthusiasts.

Feathered Dinosaur

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Eurypterus remipes, Sea Scorpions from the Silurian Period 443-416 Million Years Ago

Eurypterus remipes, Sea Scorpions from the Silurian Period Million Years Ago

Carcharodontosaurus is a mon-strous meat-eating Theropod dinosaur,  considered larger than T-Rex. In fact, it is often called the African T-Rex, although there is no relation. The name means “Shark Tooth Lizard” and Carcharodon, from the Greek, is the shark genus with similar teeth.  It was 36-45' long & weighed about 6-8 tons, it may have been nearly 17' tall. The skull was 6' in length: Morocco/ Algeria/ Egypt/ Libya/ Niger/ Tunisia

Carcharodontosaurus: Carcharodontosaurus is a monstrous meat-eating Theropod dinosaur and considered larger than T-Rex.

Paleontologist Sebastian Apesteguia lies next to a newly discovered dinosaur footprint in Bolivia. (Credit: Grover Marquina)

Paleontologist Sebastian Apesteguia lies next to a newly discovered dinosaur footprint in Bolivia.

This fossil of Confuciusornis, a group of bird predecessors that lived more than 100 million years ago, was discovered in China's Liaoning Province. Photo: Robert Clark

This fossil of Confuciusornis, a group of bird predecessors that lived more than 100 million years ago, was discovered in China's Liaoning Province.

Stunning Silurian sea scorpion! Eurypterus lacustris from the Bertie Waterlime of Ontario, Canada

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Silurian sea scorpion, Eurypterus lacustris from the Bertie Waterlime of Ontario, Canada

fossilized stingray

The stingray Heliobatis radians provides remarkable detail, from the very fine disc and fin bones to the deadly tail barb. The four fossil fish that surround it (Knightia eocaena), are also exceptional in preservation and composition.

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