These long extinct reptiles - both the ancestors of modern birds and the scary monsters from ancient times - are adored by many children and adults alike, who enjoy films about dinosaurs and buy collectible toys. But for the modern human, dinosaurs are not just amusing ancient creatures that inhabited the Earth millions of years ago. Thanks to these giant reptiles’ fossilized remains, scientists are learning more and more about the natural world in the Mesozoic period, the evolution of the animal world, and also the reasons for the changing climate of our planet.

Ученые рассказали о динозавре с крыльями летучей мыши

Scientists reveal dinosaur with bat wings

For many years, dinosaurs were depicted as enormous reptiles covered in scales, but several recent scientific discoveries confirm a new theory that many ancient inhabitants of our planet were actually covered in feathers. Researchers have recently discovered a new dinosaur species whose wings were covered in skin.
Робот-динозавр продемонстрировал, как птицы учились летать

Dinosaur Robot Demonstrates How Birds Learned to Fly

Scientists have long argued that birds are distant descendants of dinosaurs. However, there seems to have been a transitional species between them, which is called Archeopteryx by the scientific community. Archeopteryxes could not fly, but they made their first attempts to do so.
Ученые показали пернатых тираннозавров

Researchers demonstrate avian tyrannosaurus

Most people imagine dinosaurs as bald or scaly creatures. U.S. researchers decided to dispel this misconception by showing what tyrannosaurus hatchlings and babies actually looked like. As it turned out, they resembled birds.

Scientists discover T-Rex ancestor

The Moros intrepidus dinosaur, considered an ancestor to legendary T-Rex, turned out to be the size of a large dog. These are the conclusions made by the paleontologists responsible for making this discovery in Utah.

Ancient Lizards Brought Back to Life as Robots

People have always had an inquisitive mind about the past, especially when it comes to those ancient times…