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Groundbreaking new science is changing what we know about how dinosaurs looked – and how they lived. A fierce, but fluffy Tyrannosaurus rex? A Velociraptor that was more turkey than terror? Incredible fossil finds have dramatically changed our image of dinosaurs – even of the most iconic species! Using cutting-edge new technology, scientists have unearthed the secrets of how dinosaurs looked, lived, and perished.

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One-of-a-kind dinosaur removed from Brazil sparks backlash, investigation
One-of-a-kind dinosaur removed from Brazil sparks backlash, investigation
Experience dinosaurs in your living room
Experience dinosaurs in your living room
'Dueling Dinosaurs' fossil, hidden from science for 14 years, could finally reveal its secrets
'Dueling Dinosaurs' fossil, hidden from science for 14 years, could finally reveal its secrets
First tyrannosaur embryo fossils revealed
First tyrannosaur embryo fossils revealed
'Stan' the T. rex just sold for $31.8 million—and scientists are furious
'Stan' the T. rex just sold for $31.8 million—and scientists are furious
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First dinosaur tail Found preserved in amber
An extraordinarily well-preserved dinosaur tail, with a fluffy covering of feathers, lies trapped within a piece of amber. The animal it belonged to would have lived about 99 million years ago. Researchers from China and Canada identify it as a juvenile of some type of coelurosaur, a group that includes birdlike dinosaur species that walked on two legs. But because the bones of the tail are flexible and not fused as in a bird’s tail, the specimen must be a terrestrial dinosaur rather than an actual bird. Lida Xing, first author of the study announcing the discovery, found the amber for sale in a northern Myanmar (Burma) market. Click here to read more about the dinosaur tail.