Science Brief: New Ozzy Dino Discovery Breaks Record

Science Brief: New Ozzy Dino Discovery Breaks Record

By Amelie Kokolios aged 10 and Siena Kokolios aged 8 Palaeontologists, scientists who study dinosaurs, have recently recognized a new species of dinosaur that’s the largest in Australia and one of the largest in the world. Australotitan cooperensis, nicknamed Cooper,...

Largest Dinosaur Unearthed in Argentina

By ALICE CHEKUNOVA, age 10 PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons Dreadnoughtus schrani holds the place for the largest dinosaur ever discovered. This 65-ton (130,000 pounds) herbivore lived about 77 million years ago and died in Patagonia, Argentina. In 2005, Paleontologist...

Teen Discovers Dino Fossil

By JULIANA BERROA, age 12 IMAGE: Wikimedia Commons On a school trip to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah in 2009, 17-year-old Kevin Terris made an amazing discovery. While exploring the national monument with his class, he noticed a jutting rock that...

Tyrannosaurus Rex of the Sea

By IndyKids Staff A 150-million-year-old fossil of a prehistoric reptile was found in the Arctic. The animal was as long as a bus with teeth larger than cucumbers. It lived in the water and had two sets of powerful flippers.