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March 17, 2019

Parkasaurus Is A Cuter Jurassic Park Operation: Genesis

One of my favorite games is the park builder Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis. It was released back in 2003. The recent Jurassic World Evolution was a solid successor to JPOG, but Parkasarus, an indie game in Early Access on Steam, actually captures the feel of JPOG better. And it looks cuter doing it, too.

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February 25, 2019

These scientists studied Louisiana roadkill to learn more about dinosaurs

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Enlarge / An alligator whose tissues were analyzed for this study. The sample was provided to the researchers by the Landry family. Several family members regularly appear in the History Channel’s unscripted series Swamp People. (credit: Tom Cullen)

Tom Cullen vividly recalls a day in the Louisiana bayou when he and fellow team members from Chicago’s Field Museum stopped to collect a dead squirrel by the side of the road. They found a treasure trove of fish scales and bones—plus a fox’s jawbone—decomposing just 100 feet away, most likely dropped by a feasting bird of prey. It was like [...]

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February 21, 2019

New dates show massive volcanic eruptions overlapped with dinosaurs’ death

Enlarge / Did these enormous layered volcanic deposits arise through many big eruptions or a few massive ones? (credit: Courtney Sprain)

Modeling what happened after a massive asteroid struck the Yucatan has painted a hellscape capable of causing a mass extinction: choking dust, immense tsunamis, and enough debris leaving and reentering the atmosphere to set off global fires. But questions remain whether the impact alone drove the dinosaurs to extinction or if it merely finished the job started by a massive volcanic outburst happening in India.

The Deccan Traps cover an area of roughly a half-million square kilometers, and [...]

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January 26, 2019

Jurassic World Evolution Fans Are Flooding The Game With Stegosauruses

This week, Jurassic World Evolution fans are dedicated to one simple mission: Flooding their virtual parks with stegosauruses. This isn’t because these fans randomly decided the world needed more big herbivores. There is a purpose to their sudden dinosaur obsession. Evolution developer Frontier Development are…

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