Monday, January 16, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

New species of dinosaur discovered


Posted on Saturday, 20 March, 2010 | Comment icon 4 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


Image credit: Paul Hermans

 
Scientists have discovered a new species of dinosaur that is believed to be a close relative of Velociraptor.

The fossil remains were found in sediments in Inner Mongolia and are over 65 million years old.

"Scientists have discovered a new species of dinosaur that was closely related to the Velociraptor."

  View: Full article |  Source: BBC News

  Discuss: View comments (4)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by Triade on 20 March, 2010, 13:40
anybody know why it's called a Linheraptor? Does Linhe stand for something?
Comment icon #2 Posted by ShadowSot on 20 March, 2010, 13:59
Seems like it's the name of the place it was found. Linhe District Some dinosaurs are named that way, or named for their finders or in respect to someone.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Triade on 20 March, 2010, 14:13
ah thx Shadowsot! I was hoping for a cooler explanation though
Comment icon #4 Posted by ShadowSot on 20 March, 2010, 14:26
ah thx Shadowsot! I was hoping for a cooler explanation though Yeah, reading the PDF on the find, I was expecting it to have something to do with the unique features it displayed. Then I ended up just running the name in Google and finding out where it was.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
'Creature' photographed in garden at night
1-16-2017
A Reddit user has uploaded an image of what appears to be a strange figure running through a garden.
Rain brings alien-like shrimp back to life
1-16-2017
A prehistoric species of shrimp in Australia has been emerging from the ground recently due to heavy rain.
Exorcist was killed by 'malevolent force'
1-15-2017
Father Malachi Martin, who inspired the movie 'The Exorcist', was allegedly killed by an unseen force.
Man tracks 'Bigfoot' for over seven miles
1-15-2017
Experienced tracker Christopher Bauer followed a set of large footprints for miles across North Dakota.
Other news in this category
Prehistoric human DNA found on cave floor
Posted 1-8-2017 | 6 comments
Scientists have found a way to identify the DNA of our ancestors from prehistoric bone dust samples....
 
Dinosaurs died out due to incubation period
Posted 1-3-2017 | 15 comments
A new theory has suggested that the dinosaurs became extinct because they couldn't hatch quickly enough....
 
Prehistoric bird hints at warm North Pole
Posted 12-29-2016 | 4 comments
A newly discovered species of seagull-like bird lived at a time when the Arctic was as warm as Florida....
 
Some dinosaurs lost their teeth as they aged
Posted 12-23-2016 | 4 comments
Some young meat-eating dinosaurs lost their teeth as they grew up and ended up becoming plant-eaters....
 
Prehistoric footprints unearthed in Tanzania
Posted 12-14-2016 | 7 comments
Several sets of footprints left by an ancient human ancestor have been found at the site of a new museum....
 
Actual dinosaur tail found preserved in amber
Posted 12-8-2016 | 47 comments
The unprecedented 99 million-year-old specimen contains preserved bones, soft tissues and feathers....
 
Japan is set to build a robotic Jurassic Park
Posted 11-19-2016 | 17 comments
Dino-a-Live will offer visitors the next best thing to real dinosaurs without the risk of being eaten....
 
Huge 'sea monster' fossil found in Antarctica
Posted 11-15-2016 | 14 comments
Palaeontologists have unearthed the fossil remains of a gigantic Cretaceous-era ocean predator....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ