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  • proper n. A genus of ornithopod dinosaur that lived roughly halfway between the first of the swift bipedal hypsilophodontids and the ornithopods' culmination in the duck-billed dinosaurs.


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  • From the early 19th-century paintings of dragon-like Megalosaurus and Iguanodon to the computer-generated creatures that stomp and scream across theater screens, the artistic mix of science and speculation has introduced us to these fantastic creatures from lost worlds.

    That's Not a Dinosaur!

  • Owenodon (Ornithopoda; Iquandodontia: new designation for Iguanodon hoggi) 27.

    "Not much chance for survival if the Neon Bible is true."

  • Oh, and I had no idea that, last year, Greg Paul (a notorious taxonomic "lumper" since at least the '80s) split the taxon Iguanodon into Iguanodon, Mantellisaurus, and Dollodon.

    "But I could sleep with you there. I could sleep with you there."

  • One had forgotten what a real dinosaur looked like and here was one live on TV, not so much Tyrannosaurus Rex as Bovine Iguanodon.

    Referendum News

  • "Restorations with wings attached to the legs are as old and inaccurate as Owen's horned Iguanodon." and "Pterosaurs were mostly bipedal"...

    Life's Time Capsule: Questions about Pterosaurs #1

  • Restorations with wings attached to the legs are as old and inaccurate as Owen's horned Iguanodon.

    Life's Time Capsule: Questions about Pterosaurs #1

  • The 1909 acquisition of a Hastings Iguanodon specimen by the British Museum (Natural History) led to the little-known idea that William Butterfield (1872-1935), the then-curator of Hastings Museum, perpetrated the Piltdown hoax in order to make a fool of Charles Dawson (1864-1916), the discoverer of Piltdown man and extractor of the Iguanodon.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • An ABC picture book that asks, "could an Iguanodon ice skate?"

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • So tomorrow I will be showing Americans around the sub-basement, showing and talking about: Archaeopteryx cast; Metriorhynchus; Rhamphosuchus; Gorgosaurus; Tarbosaurus; Iguanodon; Lambeosaurus and Protoceratops.

    Best Holiday Ever?

  • He dragged me past the Plesiosaur and Iguanodon skeletons, and unlocked a stairwell.

    Archive 2006-09-03


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