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Sauropods

Who Knew Sauropods Could Be So Small?

LiveScience | Elizabeth Palermo | Posted 06.22.2014 | Science

Sauropods are best known for being the largest dinosaurs ever to roam Earth. But a new study of these ancient creatures focuses on a surprising fact...

Sauropod Slideshow: How Big? How Tall? And How Did It Happen?

Brad Balukjian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Brad Balukjian

Every parent knows Brontosaurus, and every kid knows that it's now called Apatosaurus. Some of the most awe-inspiring skeletons at a natural history museum are the sauropods.

Hey, Sauropod, Why the Long Neck and Tail?

Brad Balukjian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Brad Balukjian

Matt Wedel, a sauropod specialist, is a kind of reverse-chiropractor for dinosaurs. While back-crackers twist and turn your spine to release pockets of air in between your vertebrae, Wedel and his colleague Michael Taylor are all about discovering the air spaces inside dinosaur backbones.

Dino Study Suggests What Those Long Necks Were REALLY Like

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 08.16.2013 | Science

Long-necked dinosaurs such as Diplodocus probably had less-flexible necks than previously thought, new research suggests. For the study, published W...

EXPLAINED: How Dinosaurs Kept Their Chompers Sharp

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 07.18.2013 | Science

Some plant-eating dinosaurs grew new teeth every couple of months, with some of the largest herbivores developing a replacement tooth every 35 days, ...

Hundreds Of Dinosaur Eggs Discovered

Posted 03.18.2013 | Science

By: Live Science Staff Published: 03/16/2013 08:19 AM EDT on LiveScience Researchers in northeastern Spain say they've uncovered hundreds of dinos...

EXPLAINED: How Dinosaurs' Necks Got So Long

Posted 02.24.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 02/23/2013 10:46 AM EST on LiveScience How did the largest of all dinosaurs evolve necks long...

Lee Speigel

Young Dinosaur Hunter Secures Funds To Begin Search For Giant Reptiles

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 05.18.2012 | Weird News

Stephen McCullah needed to raise $26,700 by May 11 in order to secure enough funds through Kickstarter.com to, well, kickstart his expedition to the R...

Lee Speigel

Young Dino Hunter Hopes To Find A Giant Reptile In The Congo

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 04.23.2012 | Weird News

How's this for using the Internet in an unusual way? Stephen McCullah needs funds to finance an expedition to remote areas of the African Congo in sea...

Big Dinosaurs Took Road Trips For Food

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 12.26.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES -- What did giant plant-munching dinosaurs do when they couldn't find enough to eat in the parched American West? They hit the road. An an...