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Stories by Brian Switek

The Dinosaur That Wasn't

Bones previously thought to be dinosaurian have turned out to be from a very different sort of prehistoric creature

April 18, 2018 — Brian Switek

By Land or by Sea

The debate over what sort of environment molded turtles into shelled wonders continues

April 1, 2018 — Brian Switek

Paleo Profile: The Chad Cat

Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of sabercat from a site made famous by its relevance to early human history

February 23, 2018 — Brian Switek

A Hard-Knock Life

Hard-shelled animals with impressive tail clubs have evolved multiple times. A new study investigates why

February 21, 2018 — Brian Switek

Why the Long Neck?

For over a century the natural history of the fossil reptile Tanystropheus has puzzled paleontologists

February 14, 2018 — Brian Switek
Stories by Brian Switek

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