Topic: Dinosaurs

T. Rex Couldn’t Stick Out Its Tongue

June 20, 2018
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Dinosaurs couldn’t stick out their tongues like lizards. Instead, their tongues were probably rooted to the bottoms of their mouths in a manner akin to alligators.

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Dinosaur May Have Dazzled Mates with Rainbow Ruff

Jan. 15, 2018
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A newly discovered, bird-like dinosaur fossil from China used a shaggy ruff of rainbow feathers to attract mates. 

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Oldest Known Squawk Box Reveals Dinosaurs Likely Didn’t Sing

Oct. 12, 2016
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The oldest known vocal organ of a bird has been found in an Antarctic fossil of a relative of ducks and geese that lived during the age of dinosaurs. The find advances research on sounds dinosaur may, and may not, have made.

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Dinosaurs may have cooed like doves

July 11, 2016
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Dinosaurs often roar ferociously in movies, but new research suggests they may have actually cooed or mumbled with closed mouths. 

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New Research Revises Conventions for Deciphering Color in Dinosaurs While Suggesting Connection between Color and Physiology

Feb. 12, 2014

New research that revises recently established conventions allowing scientists to decipher color in dinosaurs may also provide a tool for understanding the evolutionary emergence of flight and changes in dinosaur physiology prior to the origin of flight.

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