America

Cedrorestes

Cedrorestes, which means “Cedar Mountain dweller”, was an ornithopod dinosaur which lived in Utah during the early Cretaceous Period. The fossils of this animal were discovered in eastern Utah in 2001. These were fragmentary remains consisting of pieces of ribs,… Read More ›

Diplurus

Diplurus was a 3 foot long freshwater coelacanth fish which lived in the northeastern United States during the late Triassic and early Jurassic Periods, approximately 220-190 million years ago. It is divided into three species: D. longicaudatus, D. newarki, and… Read More ›

Anchisaurus

Anchisaurus was a prosauropod dinosaur whose fossils have been found in America’s northeastern states of Massachusetts and Connecticut within rocks dated to the beginning of the Jurassic Period, about 200-190 million years ago. Anchisaurus is one of the more well-known… Read More ›

Mierasaurus

Mierasaurus was a turiasaurian sauropod dinosaur which lived in Utah during the early Cretaceous Period approximately 139 to 136 million years ago. Mierasaurus lived during a time when the environment of prehistoric Utah became substantially wetter and more humid than… Read More ›

Hippodraco

Hippodraco, meaning “horse dragon” in a mixture of ancient Greek and Latin, was an ornithopod dinosaur which lived in western North America during the early Cretaceous Period. The fossils were found by Andrew R. C. Milner in 2004 in east-central… Read More ›

Falcarius

Falcarius was a 12 foot long theropod dinosaur which lived in Utah during the early Cretaceous Period, approximately 139 to 136 million years ago. It was a very primitive therizinosaur – so primitive that it still bears a close resemblance… Read More ›

Polyacrodus

Polyacrodus was a genus of prehistoric shark, composed of several species, with fossils found in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The name Polyacrodus means “tooth with many bumps”, and it was officially named by the German paleontologist… Read More ›