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Easter eggs from the most South African dinosaur

After years of data processing at the Wits laboratory, one evolutionary scientist has constructed a 3D model of a baby Massospondylus

Jurassic parkour in SA lava fields

After stumbling on mention of tracks in a dissertation from the 1960s, scientists are shedding new light on the dinosaurs that hotfooted it through SA’s prehistoric past

NLC funds breathe life into the West Coast Fossil Park

Funds from the NLC contributed towards the design and construction of of museum and visitors centre and the creation of many visitor experiences

Tyrannosaurus rex, a sexy softie

You’d be forgiven for thinking that T rex was all bad. And Hollywood doesn’t help their image.

Climate shift killed off dinosaurs

Volcanos and an asteroid released sulphates and carbon, which caused temperature change.

Global freeze helped kill off dinosaurs

While warm-blooded animals could adapt to changing temperatures because they regulate their own temperature, cold-blooded dinosaurs could not.

How to unscramble Jurassic eggs

Scientists have been cracking the secrets of eggs laid by dinosaurs in the Free State 200-million years ago.

South African dinosaur eggs get ready to hatch their secrets

Hatched 200 million years ago, studied for over 40 years across several continents, James Kitching's discoveries are yielding scientific dividends.

Giant dinosaurs and super galaxies

Scientists turned to digital modelling to study the Dreadnoughtus dinosaur and have finally defined where our galaxy is in the universe.

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