Found in China: Most Primitive Orinthopod

One of two perfectly preserved fossil skeletons of the newly discovered burrowing dinosaur Changmiania liaoningensis and an artist's rendering of the species. (Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences / Carine Ciselet)

A Possible Victim of a Volcanic Eruption, Proficient Digging Dinosaur Found in China

Health Editor’s Note: This newly found dinosaur was named for its sleeping posture when it was trapped in an underground chamber where it either suffocated or starved to death. The dinosaur’s unpleasant death give us a perfectly preserved skeleton….Carol


Carol graduated from Riverside White Cross School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio and received her diploma as a registered nurse. She attended Bowling Green State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Literature. She attended the University of Toledo, College of Nursing, and received a Master’s of Nursing Science Degree as an Educator.

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  1. Nifty. I will try to find a reason for ‘Natural Selection’ to prefer development of such a long tail, most of it a single bone segment.

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