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Fossil shark teeth discovered in leftover rock that contained SUE the T.rex

  • 09 Feb 2019,
  • Freshwater shark lived in South Dakota, had teeth shaped like “Galaga” spaceships.

Rise of the Mesozoic sea dragons

  • 20 Sep 2016,
  • New research published in the journal Paleobiology by palaeobiologists from the University of Bristol shows that marine reptiles such as ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs burst onto the scene, rather than expanding slowly into their ecosystems.

Testing ideas about the evolution of long-necked sauropod dinosaurs

  • 20 Sep 2016,
  • Research reveals how sauropods may have been able to bear such tremendous loads without causing injury or compromising mobility.

Paleontological Society « Cambridge Core Blog

  • Dead Man’s Fingers in Silurian Seas
  • 07 September 2021, Steven LoDuca
  • The digit-like branches of Codium, or Dead Man’s Fingers, are a common sight in modern day salt-water bays and lagoons, particularly in areas impacted by fertilizer-rich...