Sunday, August 28, 2016
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Evidence of dinosaur migration discovered


Posted on Thursday, 27 October, 2011 | Comment icon 0 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


Image credit: Gerhard Boeggemann

 
Fossil dinosaur teeth have revealed evidence that some species of dinosaur would have migrated.

Geochemist Henry Fricke and his team made the discovery be examining the ratio of two isotopes in the teeth, which allowed them to determine that the location in which the teeth were found was a great distance from where that dinosaur would have grown up. "In a theoretical sense, it's not hugely surprising. They are huge they would probably have eaten themselves out of house and home if they stayed in one place," he said.

"A collection of teeth from dinosaurs in the western United States has produced the first solid evidence that these ancient animals undertook seasonal migrations."

  View: Full article |  Source: Nature.com

  Discuss: View comments (0)

   


 
Recent comments on this story




Please Login or Register to post a comment.




  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

5752520
260856
162028

 
Man bathes in 1,250 bottles of hot sauce
8-28-2016
YouTuber Cemre Candar decided it would be a good idea to jump in to a bathtub filled with spicy sauce.
'Ghost' galaxy is almost entirely dark matter
8-28-2016
An enigmatic galaxy known as Dragonfly 44 is believed to be comprised of 99.99 percent dark matter.
Extinct kitten-sized lion species discovered
8-28-2016
Scientists in Australia have identified a tiny marsupial lion which went extinct 18 million years ago.
DNA can help to recreate a criminal's face
8-27-2016
Scientists have found a new way to determine a person's appearance by analyzing samples of their DNA.
Other news in this category
Extinct kitten-sized lion species discovered
Posted 8-28-2016 | 7 comments
Scientists in Australia have identified a tiny marsupial lion which went extinct 18 million years ago....
 
World's oldest needle unearthed in Siberia
Posted 8-23-2016 | 16 comments
A 50,000-year-old sewing needle made from bone has been discovered during a dig at a cave in Siberia....
 
Mammoths set to become a protected species
Posted 8-21-2016 | 5 comments
Mammoths could be granted a special protected status to stop their tusks being used as an ivory source....
 
Massive T. rex skull unearthed in Montana
Posted 8-20-2016 | 8 comments
Palaeontologists have unearthed a particularly impressive T. rex at Montana's Hell Creek Formation....
 
New prehistoric dolphin species discovered
Posted 8-18-2016 | 6 comments
The previously unidentified species would have thrived in sub-arctic marine waters 25 million years ago....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2015
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ