Zoology

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Scientists discover Welsh ‘dragon’ dinosaur – the size of a chicken
Pendraig milnerae was related to T rex and likely to have been apex predator despite its size, say experts

Steven Morris

05, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Fossilised ‘hell heron’ dinosaur unearthed on Isle of Wight
Discovery along with another species enhances island’s reputation as Europe’s best place to find dinosaurs

Hannah Devlin

29, Sep, 2021 @4:07 PM

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Quentin Bone obituary
Other lives: Marine zoologist who studied how fish swim

Andrew Packard

27, Sep, 2021 @7:22 PM

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Two-legged dinosaurs may have swung tails to run faster, say scientists
A computer simulation could help us better understand the evolution of movement in animals

Linda Geddes

22, Sep, 2021 @5:00 PM

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River of life: zoo’s yearly count finds seals thriving on Thames
Hundreds of dozing seals show how much cleaner the river is since it was declared dead in the 1950s

Phoebe Weston

05, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Cuttlefish remember details of their last meal, study finds
The large-brained cephalopods can remember details of what, where and when even in their old age

Natalie Grover

17, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Culture shock: how loss of animals’ shared knowledge threatens their survival
From whales to monkeys, elephants and even fruit flies, researchers say they are starting to understand animal culture just ‘as it disappears before our eyes’

Zoe Kean

13, Aug, 2021 @6:01 AM

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David Warhurst obituary
Other lives: Parasitologist whose work contributed to the treatment of malaria

Michael Warhurst

08, Jul, 2021 @4:19 PM

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‘Real’ T rex goes on show in England for first time in over a century
The skeleton of Titus, discovered in the US in 2018, makes its world debut at Nottingham museum

Jessica Murray

03, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Dinosaurs lived in the Arctic, research suggests
Discovery of tiny fossils indicates dinosaurs raised young in freezing region – and may have been warm-blooded

Nicola Davis Science Correspondent

24, Jun, 2021 @3:13 PM

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New oilfield in African wilderness threatens lives of 130,000 elephants
Exploratory project in Botswana and Namibia is threat to ecosystems, local communities and wildlife, conservationists say

Matthew Taylor

20, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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24,000-year-old organisms found frozen in Siberia can still reproduce
Russian scientists find bdelloid rotifers deep in remote permafrost

Natalie Grover Science correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @7:47 PM

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