Dinosaurs Current Affairs, GK & News

Triceratops Horridus

On March 12th, a massive Triceratops called Horridus was displayed at the Melbourne Museum, Australia for the first time in the new public exhibit called “Triceratops: Fate of the Dinosaurs”. About Triceratops Triceratops is an extinct genus of dinosaurs that first appeared during the Late Cretaceous period, about 68 million years ago in North America. ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Earth’s sixth mass extinction

As per a report published in Biological Reviews, Sixth Mass Extinction crisis is underway on the Planet Earth. It could have already lost around 13 percent of its total species. Mass extinction on Earth In the past Earth has witnessed five mass extinctions. The last mass extinction was about 65 million years, that wiped out ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Tyrannosaurus rex outnumbered 2.5 billon

According to a new study at the University of California more than 2.5 billion Tyrannosaurus rex roamed the earth more than million years ago. Key findings of the study The numbers of the dinosaurs were calculated based on body size and sexual maturity. These dinosaurs lived over 127,000 generations. Though huge in number, their population ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

2019 edition of World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD)

The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is observed every year on 11th of May to raise awareness of issues affecting migratory birds and to inspire people and organizations around the world to take measures for their conservation. The 2019 theme ? “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!” ? will put the spotlight on ..

Topics: 

Critically endangered ‘Kakapos’ enjoyed a record breaking breeding season

The critically endangered ‘Kakapos’ – the world’s fattest species of parrot – have enjoyed a record breaking breeding season, according to New Zealand’s Department of Conservation (DOC). This year, 76 chicks have been hatched under the DOC’s conservation scheme, with 60 expected to reach adulthood. This will significantly boost the population which has grown to ..

Category: 

Topics: 

Here is Mr. Dreadnoughtus: a very, very big boy

Dinosaurs were the most gigantic species to have graced earth by their presence millions of years ago. Scientists have recently discovered the remains of one of the biggest of these species. The animal lived during the upper Cretaceous period which is roughly 77 million years ago. He has been named, ‘Dreadnoughtus’ as it was felt ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: