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An illustration of Thanatotheristes degrootorum.

A new T. rex relative called the ‘reaper of death’ has been discovered in Canada

Not all tyrannosaurs were as big as the T. rex. A tinier T. rex cousin, called the "reaper of death," was recently found in Alberta.
In the 1997 movie "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," a herd of stegosaurus meet a group of scientists.

Dozens of discoveries have upended our pictures of T. rexes, raptors, and other dinosaurs. Here’s how the ‘Jurassic Park’ movies hav...

Since "Jurassic Park" came out, paleontologists' understanding of dinosaurs has changed. We now know far more about how they looked and acted.
In the 1997 movie "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," a herd of stegosaurus meet a group of scientists.

Dozens of discoveries have upended our pictures of T. rexes, raptors, and other dinosaurs. Here’s how the ‘Jurassic Park’ movies hav...

Since "Jurassic Park" came out, paleontologists' understanding of dinosaurs has changed. We now know far more about how they looked and acted.
In the 1997 movie "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," a herd of stegosaurus meet a group of scientists.

Dozens of discoveries have upended our pictures of T. rexes, raptors, and other dinosaurs. Here’s how the ‘Jurassic Park’ movies hav...

Since "Jurassic Park" came out, paleontologists' understanding of dinosaurs has changed. We now know far more about how they looked and acted.

Paleontologists are unraveling the mysteries of young T. rexes. Creatures they thought were 2 species turned out to be kids and adults.

A full-grown Tyrannosaurus rex weighed up to 10 tons and was 43 feet long. Much of its growth happened during its teenage years.
A dinosaur park sees freezing weather and snowfall in Belgrade, Serbia, February 26, 2018.

A NASA scientist’s incredible animation shows how dinosaurs roamed the Earth on the other side of the Milky Way galaxy

Dinosaurs lived on the other side of the galaxy. This animation combines paleontology and astronomy to show how that works.
The Carolina parakeet was declared extinct in 1939.

25 fascinating facts about animals that have gone extinct

Nearly one million species are threatened with extinction today, but fascinating animals like the Irish elk and the dodo have already been forgotten.
An artist's concept shows an asteroid approaching Earth.

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs acidified the ocean in a ‘flash,’ killing most marine life. The seas could see a similar problem a ...

A new study found that the asteroid impact that led the dinosaurs to go extinct also caused rapid ocean acidification, which killed most sea life.
The Carolina parakeet was declared extinct in 1939.

25 fascinating facts about animals that have gone extinct

Nearly one million species are threatened with extinction today, but fascinating animals like the Irish elk and the dodo have already been forgotten.
A velociraptor from the 2015 film "Jurassic World."

The iconic velociraptor scene in ‘Jurassic Park’ would have been different — and unscientific — if Spielberg had gotten h...

In "Jurassic Park," velociraptors hunt two children in a kitchen. Originally, Spielberg wanted the raptors to have forked tongues like snakes.