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Jobaria is a genus of sauropod dinosaur that was discovered in Niger, northwest Africa. It lived 164 to 161 million years ago in what is known as the Mid Jurassic. It gets its name from a local Taureg myth about a giant beast who lived long ago, whom some still believe to be the fossils remnants of the dinosaur

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Deinosuchus , 30 foot Crocodilian Skeleton Deinosuchus is an extinct genusrelated to the alligator that lived 80 to 73 million years ago (Ma), during the late Cretaceous period. The name translates as "terrible crocodile" and is derived from the Greek deinos "terrible", and soukhos "crocodile". The first remains were discovered in North Carolina (United States) in the 1850s; the genus was named and described in 1909

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Herrerasaurus was one of the earliest dinosaurs. Its name means "Herrera's lizard", after the rancher who discovered the first specimen. All known fossils of this carnivore have been discovered in rocks of Carnian age (late Triassic according to the ICS, dated to 231.4 million years ago) in northwestern Argentina.The type species, Herrerasaurus ischigualastensis, was described by Osvaldo Reig in 1963 and is the only species assigned to the genus. Ischisaurus and Frenguellisaurus are synonyms

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from Washington Post

This ancient Chinese bird kept its feathers, and colors, for 130 million years

A new technique — which can also be used for dinosaurs, one paleontologist said — led to the discovery of key proteins within the old feathers.

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T-rex skull Locality Hell Creek Formation, Harding County, South Dakota, USA

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