Tagged: Paleontology

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Visit to Balasinor Jurassic Park, Gujarat, India

Rayoli, Balasinor is home to one of the largest dinosaur remains in the world. Balasinor is around an hour drive from Ahmedabad and Vadodara. Located in the state of Gujarat, it is named as “India’s...

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Mystifying Shelf Life

Imagine a place where there are 131 frog-eating bats, 34,140 Cretaceous Molluscs, 40 terabytes of data of stars, planets and galaxies, and to top that 86,881 samples of tissues and DNA. Where we have...

“Pterosaurs – The Flying Reptiles” – at Balasinor Jurassic Park, Gujarat, India 0

“Pterosaurs – The Flying Reptiles” – at Balasinor Jurassic Park, Gujarat, India

“Pterosaurs – The Flying Reptiles” – these were the first creatures other than insects to successfully populate and rule the skies. They range from late triassic to upper cretaceous. Their advanced forms are seen...

“Titanosaurus – the last sauropod” – at Balasinor Jurassic Park, Gujarat, India 0

“Titanosaurus – the last sauropod” – at Balasinor Jurassic Park, Gujarat, India

“Titanosaurus – the last sauropod” – in early cretaceous time (about 140 m.y.) Diplodocoids and Brachiosaurs were declining. However, this didn’t mean that sauropods as a whole were destined for early extinction; an offshoot...

“Titanosaurus – the last sauropod” – at Balasinor Jurassic Park, Gujarat, India 0

“Titanosaurus – the last sauropod” – at Balasinor Jurassic Park, Gujarat, India

“Titanosaurus – the last sauropod” – in early cretaceous time (about 140 m.y.) Diplodocoids and Brachiosaurs were declining. However, this didn’t mean that sauropods as a whole were destined for early extinction; an offshoot...

Abelisaurus – “Abel’s lizard” – at Balasinor jurassic park, Gujarat, India 0

Abelisaurus – “Abel’s lizard” – at Balasinor jurassic park, Gujarat, India

Abelisaurus – “Abel’s lizard” (so named because it was discovered by the Argentinian paleontologist Roberto Abel) is known by only a single skull. The one odd feature of Abelisaurus (at least, the one that...

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Paleontology – An Introduction

Paleontology is also known as Palaeontology. It is the study of prehistoric life.From the earliest time it has peen known that the paleo-marine animals are preserved under calcium carbonate beds. These calcium carbonate beds...