Viralpics

Archaeopteryx Siemensii, the “Berlin Specimen”. Archaeopteryx is generally accepted among paleontologists to be the oldest known bird, a transition between theropod dinosaurs and modern birds. [1,888 × 2,552]

Nov
01

Two of the earliest known dinosaurs, Herrerasaurus (large) and Eoraptor (small), discovered in Argentina. Herrerasaurus is the earliest known theropod dinosaur, the ancestor of most carnivorous dinosaurs and modern birds. Eoraptor is even older, the oldest known saurischian dinosaur. [2272 x 1233]

Oct
27

The bucktoothed skull of Masiakasaurus Knopfleri, a 6-foot theropod from the late Cretaceous in Madagascar. Its unique forward-projecting teeth are thought to have supported a piscivorous diet, enabling it to grasp fish with its front teeth and tear them apart with its back teeth [2394 x 1285]

Oct
11

‘Sneak-peek’ of LATEST FEATHERED DINOSAUR TAIL in amber, with other remains of this ancient theropod ‘raptor’. https://www.livingamber.com/feathered-dino-tail [Find] [Fossil](x-post from /r/subreddit)

Sep
05