theropods

This Bird-Like Dinosaur Featured A Stunning Rainbow-Coloured Mane

This Bird-Like Dinosaur Featured A Stunning Rainbow-Coloured Mane

Introducing Caihong juji, a tiny, Jurassic-era dinosaur that lived 161 million years ago in what is now China. The feathered theropod featured an iridescent, rainbow coloured ring of feathers around its neck, which scientists believe it used to attract mates.

These Fearsome Dinosaurs Had Tiny Arms Just Like T. Rex

These Fearsome Dinosaurs Had Tiny Arms Just Like T. Rex

Palaeontologists working in Argentina uncovered the remains of a Cretaceous-era dinosaur that featured the same kind of miniaturised arms found on the T. rex. These ancient creatures weren’t closely related, so scientists now suspect that tiny arms evolved independently.