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It was the bumble bee and the butterfly who survived, not the dinosaur.
Children have a great urge to learn about dinosaurs.
You're not allowed to call them dinosaurs any more," said Yo-less. "It's speciesist. You have to call them pre-petroleum persons.
There's an incomparable rush that comes from finding dinosaur bones. You know you're the first person to lay hands on a critter that lived 80 or 90 million years ago.
If truth were a crayon and it was up to me to put a wrapper on it and name it's color, I know just what I would call it-dinosaur skin.
Are we not witnessing a strange tableau of survival whenever a bird alights on the head of a crocodile, bringing together the evolutionary offspring of Triassic and Jurassic?
Now, to find dinosaurs, you hike around in horrible conditions looking for a dinosaur. It sounds really dumb, but that's what it is. It's horrible conditions, because wherever you have nice weather, plants grow, and you don't get any erosion, and you don't see any dinosaurs.
The dinosaurs who studied dinosaurs would soon become extinct in their own right. Watson
Dinosaurs didn't read. Look what happened to them!
Scientists have egos, and scientists like to name dinosaurs. They like to name anything. Everybody likes to have their own animal that they named.
When the internet came in, Hulaki became a dinosaur.
My father had owned a ranch when he was younger, in Montana, and he remembered riding his horse across the prairie and seeing some large bones sticking out of the ground. He was enough of a geologist, being a sand and gravel man, to have a pretty good notion that they were dinosaur bones.
No More Dino-BuLLies!
I found my first dinosaur bone when I was 6, growing up in Montana. Ever since then I've been interested in dinosaurs.
My son's always showing me pictures of dinosaurs and asking me what their names are. I dont know so I make stuff up: That son is a thesaurus.
I feel pretty sure I know why the dinosaurs went extinct. They were waiting for Sam to pick out a cell phone case.
Contrary to popular belief, the Loch Ness Monster is not a dinosaur
it's a huge mutant duck, a top researcher claims ... Most mainstream Nessie researchers consider Gluber's duck theory to be horse feathers and are trying to blast it out of the water.
When he woke up, the dinosaur was still there.
A cockroach can't defeat a dinosaur. But the cockroach is better at one thing, and it has ensured its survival through the ages: Adaptation. One could adapt to the environment and the other one couldn't.
Just stay still, if you stay still it can't find you. That's sharks, you idiot. Sharks and dinosaurs. This isn't Jurassic Park.
This will be the greatest discovery since the extinction of dinosaurs."
"Assuming dinosaurs did exist, that is," Derkein said.
Alex shook her head. "Couldn't just let me have this moment, could you?
There's no such thing as good or bad dinosaurs. There are predators and prey. The T-Rex in 'Jurassic Park' took human lives and saved them. No one interpreted her as good or bad.
In 1941 Richard Owen said that the dinosaurs were almost hot blooded.
Isabel frowned. "Alma Trumbo, you did not just dig up a human bone from our flowerbed. It's got to be a dinosaur bone, dinky or not."
"A dinosaur bone, eh?" The short, stout Alma gave her tall, slim sister the old up and down. "What then, are we the Flintstones living in Bedrock?
Well, did you know that the dinosaurs really didn't go extinct? Aliens were so fascinated by them that they decided to gather them all up and take them to their own planet. Henri
The dinosaur, with its small brain, had survived for a couple of million years; it had done better than Homo sapiens.
Or maybe they're weird. Maybe dinosaurs are weird.
The dinosaur's eloquent lesson is that if some bigness is good, an overabundance of bigness is not necessarily better.
I heard that Jesus had a pet dinosaur. Evolution must be a myth then.
Dinosaur fossils were placed in rocks by prankster God just to make human beings think the world is older than it is.
So before everyone begins the big party for 'Brontosaurus' and celebrates this huge diversity of sauropod names, let's hold our horses.
Have I not told you
dinosaurs were past glory
they extinct big time.
This dinosaur skeleton was a body plus time. They all were. The question was what they wanted to do and who they wanted to love in the years when muscle and skin still covered them.
I thought it must have been scary to be an Apatosaurus because he just wanted to be nice but there was probably a lot of pressure to be mean because he was a dinosaur.
In order to approximate dinosaurian physiology, the trio of scientists carried out the unenviable task of sticking thermometers in the cloacae of American alligators.
Dinosaur: I plan to use punctuated equilibrium to turn this zit into a third eye. Catbert: That's not a natural advantage. You'd better stay away from the fitter dinosaurs.
Individuals learn faster than institutions and it is always the dinosaur's brain that is the last to get the new messages.
We have fossils ... We win!
The dinosaurs died so that chat rooms may flourish
Dinosaur/Mammoth: "It's cold.
We have chickens! And ostriches - they're like a chicken, only bigger! One of my colleagues is working on a Tyrannosaur - that's like a really huge chicken, with teeth - but for architectural reasons we can't let it roam free just yet.
Dinosaurs are extinct today because they lacked opposable thumbs and the brainpower to build a space program.
Dinosaurs was a cool idea, but we just couldn't find a way to make it really fun. We've got a bunch of great game ideas that we want to bring to life over the next several years.
The difference between the dinosaurs and us is that we have a space program and we can vote.
the lizard living at the base of her spine
See you later, alligator. After a while, crocodile.
It's very simple why kids are crazy about dinosaurs - dinosaurs are nature's Special Effects. They are the only real dragons. Kids love dragons. It's not just being weirdly shaped and being able to eat Buicks. It's that they are real.
at least some paleontologists believe that the demise
of the dinosaurs was accelerated by nocturnal predation on reptilian eggs by the early mammals. Two chicken eggs for breakfast may be all-at least on the surface-that is left of this ancient mammalian cuisine.
The Bible never says anything about dinosaurs. You can't say there were dinosaurs when you never saw them. Somebody actually saw Adam and Eve. No one ever saw a Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Every living being is also a fossil. Within it, all the way down to the microscopic structure of its proteins, it bears the traces if not the stigmata of its ancestry.
One day, I spent a long time with Isaac drawing a tea party for dinosaurs. On a huge piece of brown packaging paper we drew allosaurs and tyrannosaurs sitting on little chairs, with hind legs politely crossed
The extreme rarity of transitional forms in the fossil record persists as the trade secret of paleontology.
A mix of human and lizard and who knows what else. White, tight reptilian skin smeared with gore, clawed hands and feet, their faces a mess of conflicting features.
Had we not decided to perform this as gracefully as a dancer's leap? But we turned it into a dinosaur's dance party!
If the second dinosaur to the left of the tall cycad tree had not happened to sneeze and thereby fail to catch the tiny, shrew-like ancestor of all the mammals, we should none of us be here.
The tyrannosaurus looked a little shamefaced - but only a little, for dinosaurs would rather drown in tar than admit they're wrong. That unfortunate attitude played a key role in their extinction.
I was watching Discovery Channel the other day, and you know that they have come up with a new theory about how dinosaurs was wiped out? It was a midturn election ...
Triceratops is very common: they are the cows of the Cretaceous; they are everywhere.
I can only really speak for myself and what I've noticed in my kids and the people in my life, but because dinosaurs were real, and yet they seem so fantastical, is why they held such a huge fascination for me as a child. They're so different from human beings.
All the dinosaurs have gone off into the stars, leaving the world to mammals.
What is this place? Jurassic Park?
FROG, n. A reptile with edible legs
Technology has a great advantage in that we are capable of creating dinosaurs and show them on the screen even though they are extinct 65 million years. All of a sudden, we have a fantastic tool that is as good as dreams are.
Unfortunately, with dinosaurs, we haven't had enough specimens to determine how much variation there is within a species.
THE REPTILE ROOM
I know about skeletons. Once I went to a museum and saw dinosaur skeletons. They are like jigsaw puzzles for scientists.
There was something prehistoric about it, like a beast of a lost world
The public image of dinosaurs is tainted by extinction. It's hard to accept dinosaurs as a success when they are all dead. But the fact of ultimate extinction should not make us overlook the absolutely unsurpassed role dinosaurs played in the history of life.
You know what killed off the dinosaurs, Whateley? We did. In one barbecue.
If the Bible is correct, and the Earth is only 6,000 years old, that means there were no dinosaurs, and museum curators have been messing with us. Or the dinosaurs were here, and we never noticed them. Or a lot of people saw them but didn't want to say anything.
I think most of the dinosaur specimens we find represent subadult sizes.
Alligator: The crocodile of America, superior in every detail to the crocodile of the effete monarchies of the Old World.
Horizontal and vertical sprawl ... are the dinosaurs of an ending fossil-fuel age of synthetic culture.
In pre-school, I was drawing dinosaurs - I was huge into dinosaurs. I wanted to be a paleontologist, not a cartoonist or a filmmaker or anything like that - just a paleontologist. So I would draw dinosaurs.
Basically, there's something like sixty five million years between us and the T-Rex, and the Stegosaurus was actually extinct eighty million years before him.' 'Million
And I'm sorry for us The dinosaurs roam the earth The sky turns green
The evidence is overwhelming that birds are dinosaurs.
I'm not going to stand here and be eaten by some bitch's dinosaur. I am finally doing something with my life.
Birds evolved from a small raptor like theropod.
pocket lizard licker.
This week, Georgia's board of education approved a plan that allows teachers to keep using the word Evolution when teaching biology. Though, as a compromise, dinosaurs are now called Jesus Horses.
I have grown into a Bestsellasaurus Rex - a big, stumbling book-beast that is loved when it shits money and hated when it tramples houses ... I started out as a storyteller; along the way I became an economic force.
I encourage people who don't believe in evolution to look for horses in Jurassic Solenhofen limestone.
If we measured success by longevity, then dinosaurs must rank as the number one success story in the history of land life.
In vertebrate paleontology, increasing knowledge leads to triumphant loss of clarity.
We'll make it a blowout like in the olden days."
"When dinosaurs roamed the earth?" Teddy asked.
"Exactly," Dad said. "When dinosaurs roamed the earth and your mom and I were young.
It has been argued that dinosaurs did not die out, but just evolved wings and flew away. At a certain level, this reasoning is sound ... Birds, as a group, did descend from dinosaurs and ... all 8,600 species of birds living today carry some inheritance from their reptilian ancestors.
What is this?"
"Plankton, basically," Henry says. "A plant. A bio luminescent plankton called dinoflagellates."
Oh, Henry. He's so romantic.
This is the Mona Lisa of paleontology.
Dinosaurs are reptiles, sir," said Professor Steg. "We do not go in for milk.
So the first dinosaur bone ever found was also the first to be lost.
I went looking for a legend and found a lizard. A fascinating lizard, but a lizard just the same.
Salamander: Originally a reptile inhabiting fire; later, an anthropomorphous immortal, but still a pyrophile. Salamanders are now believed to be extinct, the last one of which we have an account having been seen in Carcassonne by the Abbe Belloc, who exorcised it with a bucket of holy water.
That Mesozoic mama's boy wouldn't have lasted five seconds in the Cretaceous period.
Then [the dinosaurs] sang me a song called, "Don't Go Down to the Tar Pits, Dear, Because I'm Getting Stuck on You.
Give a talk to children and tell them dinosaurs didn't drag their tails, and you get arguments.
Dinosaurs did not walk with humans. The evolutionary record says different. They gambled.
When I was a kid, I wanted to be a palaeontologist. I wanted to dig up dinosaurs.
Every paleontologist knows that most new species, genera, and families, and that nearly all categories above the level of family appear in the record suddenly and are not led up to by known, gradual, completely continuous transitional sequences.