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Double - clawed unearthed in Romania. Raptor
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A new species of the therizinosaur
, Nothronychus N. graffami, is announced. A new
theropod from the Cretaceous Kem Kem Beds of Morocco, , is described. Kemkemia
Trace fossils of [ found in Victoria, dinosaur burrows discovery|dinosaur burrows] Australia are described in the journal . Cretaceous Research
, an Armadillosuchus armored crocodylomorph from the Late Cretaceous of Brazil, is described in the Journal of South American Earth Sciences. Three new
Australian dinosaurs are described in the online journal PLoS ONE, , Australovenator , and Diamantinasaurus . Wintonotitan The discovery of
is announced and may provide clues as to how some primates relate to each other. Ganlea megacania
, who found the first Joan Wiffen dinosaur bones in New Zealand and was a recipient of the Morris Skinner Award from SVP has died at age 87. A recent review of the dinosaur genus has determined that one species, Saurornithoides S. junior, is lacking and has been assigned to the new genus . Zanabazar
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[ of the hadrosaur hadrosaur mastication study|new study that analyzed the teeth] suggests that Edmontosaurus hadrosaurs were more likely to graze on low-growing, silica-rich plants than on tall bushes. The description of
, the giant 3 foot long Megapiranha transitional piranha, is announced in the . Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology The largest
is described by paleontologists in allosauroid theropod tooth Spain.
Chinese paleontologist [ from complications due to blood vessel tumors on June 22. He was 77. Renjie dies|Zhai Renjie dies] The discovery of the new
Late Jurassic herbivorous ceratosaur from China, (pictured) is announced in the journal Limusaurus . Nature A new species of
, Psittacosaurus , is announced. Psittacosaurus gobiensis Fossilized
teeth of , a three-toed browsing Anchitherium horse, are discovered in Panama Canal sediments.
, is a newly described 12 million year old Anoiapithecus brevirostris hominid that had modern facial features.
[ in sauropod neck study|A new paper published] suggests that Acta Palaeontologica Polonica sauropods kept their heads up high, not horizontally. A new extinct lemur species in is discovered Madagascar.
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