Dinosaurs

Mary Anning

Mary Anning and her Brother Discovered the First Ichthyosaur Fossil When She was Only 12 Years Old. She Eventually Discovered Many More Fossils that Revolutionalized the Field of Paleontology. Unfortunately, She Did Not Get Full Credit for Her Discoveries Because She was a Woman.

According to recent studies, only 19.4% of all paleontologists are women. Women have made several critical discoveries. However, most of them have not been recognized due to working in a male-dominated field. But do you know who the mother of paleontology is? Mary Anning, at the age of 12, discovered the first ichthyosaur fossil with …

Mary Anning and her Brother Discovered the First Ichthyosaur Fossil When She was Only 12 Years Old. She Eventually Discovered Many More Fossils that Revolutionalized the Field of Paleontology. Unfortunately, She Did Not Get Full Credit for Her Discoveries Because She was a Woman. Read More »

Asteroid Dinosaurs

The Chicxulub Crater is the Result of an Asteroid Impact That Caused the Dinosaur Extinction. The Event Set 70% of the World’s Forests on Fire and Caused Tsunamis That Rose to a Height of 300 Feet.

A six-mile-wide asteroid called the Chicxlub slammed into the waters of Mexico that triggered the mass extinction of the dinosaurs and 70% of all Earth’s species. But did you know about the massive crater the asteroid created? The asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs ignited 70% of the world’s forests, caused tsunamis that rose …

The Chicxulub Crater is the Result of an Asteroid Impact That Caused the Dinosaur Extinction. The Event Set 70% of the World’s Forests on Fire and Caused Tsunamis That Rose to a Height of 300 Feet. Read More »

How Big Are Velociraptors?

The sickle-clawed dinosaur that once inhabited central and eastern Asia 99 million years ago has gained popularity after being highlighted in the Jurassic World Movie series. But did you know their size in the movie was fictional? Real Velociraptors are actually significantly smaller than what we think. In the Jurassic World movie, the velociraptors measure …

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