“Hellboy” the Regaliceratops: What this New Horned Dinosaur tells us about the Evolution of Ceratopsians

  In June of 2015, the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology revealed a new species of horned dinosaur named Regaliceratops peterhewsi, meaning ‘royal horned face,’ a discovery that turned out to be one of the most exciting dinosaur stories of 2015. The dinosaur, a member of the Ceratopsidae family, is notably different from other known … Continue reading “Hellboy” the Regaliceratops: What this New Horned Dinosaur tells us about the Evolution of Ceratopsians

Over the Heads of Dinosaurs – Pterosaurs!

Speaker Series 2016: “Over the Heads of Dinosaurs – Pterosaurs!” Pterosaurs (“winged reptiles”) appeared at the same time as the first dinosaurs, about 230 million years ago, and went extinct with the last of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Pterosaurs first appear in the fossil record as fully-evolved, specialized, flying animals, so their evolutionary … Continue reading Over the Heads of Dinosaurs – Pterosaurs!