BBC Nature Dinosaurs

30 June 2014 Last updated at 16:00

Ancient reptile's birth fossilisedA preserved icthyosaur being born

A rare fossil reveals how marine reptiles evolved to give birth to live young, say scientists.

Cast of the Wankel T-Rex outside the Museum of the Rockies, MontanaHow to move a T-Rex dinosaur

One of the most complete tyrannosaurus skeletons ever found is being moved from Montana to Washington DC. There, hundreds of millions of people will eventually be able to view it. BBC News

Volcanic eruption'Animal Pompeii' wiped out creatures

Scientists believe fossil beds in northern China are packed with the victims of a volcanic explosion much like that that hit the Roman City of Pompeii. BBC News

Dinosaur features


  • SpinosaurusLife on ancient Earth

    Walk with the dinosaurs and beasts of long ago and uncover the dramatic story of life on Earth

  • Tyrannosaurus rexTyrannosaurus rex

    The 'tyrant lizard king' that ruled North America during the late Cretaceous period

  • The Jurassic PeriodJurassic Period

    Explore life as it as was 200 million years ago

  • Asteroid strikeDeath of the dinosaurs

    The asteroid strike famed for the extinction of all non-avian dinosaurs

  • Stegosaurus

    The Jurassic plant-eating dinosaur that was only the size of a bus

  • Fossils

    See the evidence of ancient life forms preserved by natural processes

  • Winged reptiles

    Pterosaurs, also known as pterodactyls, were the first vertebrates to evolve powered flight

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