Cretaceous Current Affairs, GK & News
Big John, an enormous triceratops, is to be auctioned in October 2021 and is expected to get big bucks on the auction block in France. Key Points Big John’s skeleton is more than 66 million years old and is 60% complete, It is the largest triceratops ever found, measuring about 26 feet long. Its skull ..
The researchers in the Geological Survey of India recently found fossil bone fragments of Sauropod dinosaurs. They were 100 million years old. These dinosaur bones were found in West Khasi hills in the district of Meghalaya. This is the first record of the Sauropods discovered in the region. Sauropods They had very long necks, small ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Recently, people have discovered the bones of Pliosaur in a cornfield in the Polish village of Krzyzanowice. Pliosaurs were aquatic carnivorous reptiles that lived between 220 and 70 million years ago. They are classified in the order Plesiosauria along with their long-necked relatives, the plesiosaurs. They were characterized by massive heads, short necks, and streamlined tear-shaped ..
Geological Survey of India installed Geological Display Boards at Mawmluh cave, Therriaghat in Meghalaya
The Geological Survey of India (GSI) North Eastern Region (NER) installed two geological display boards at two important geological sites in Meghalaya. Highlights The boards are unveiled at Meghalaya’s two important geological sites namely Mawmluh cave and Therriaghat, Sobhar in East Khasi Hill District. These geological display boards with geo-scientific information will help in creating ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The Tyrannosaurus rex that was discovered in west Canada in the year 1991 is claimed to be the biggest according to a team of palenteologists. The scientists assured this after the hardwork of reconstructing its skeleton. It took more than a decade to complete the reconstruction process. It is named Scotty. The discovers believe that ..