Meet the new dinosaur: Horned, crocodile-faced hell heron

British palaeontologists have unearthed two new species of dinosaur on the unassuming, 380 square kilometre Isle of Wight, off England’s south coast, according to a new study out today in the journal Scientific Reports. The two new creatures appear to be types of spinosaurids, predatory theropod dinosaurs related to the giant Spinosaurus. The haul of … Continue reading Meet the new dinosaur: Horned, crocodile-faced hell heron

Rare elaphrosaur found in Victoria

  A chance discovery has unearthed an unusual toothless dinosaur that roamed Australia around 110 million years ago – a time when it was still attached to Antarctica. Discovered by a volunteer on Victoria’s Cape Otway, the bone belongs to a two-legged elaphrosaur. Meaning “light footed lizard”, elaphrosaurs have been found in Tanzania and a … Continue reading Rare elaphrosaur found in Victoria