Dinosaur


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Dinosaur

1. An employee with a great deal of experience. The term is somewhat of a backhanded compliment as it connotes a curmudgeonly demeanor and resistance to change.

2. A slang term for obsolete technology.
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In terms of how it shakes up our understanding of dinosaur evolution, Teleocrater shows that the earliest members of the dinosaur lineage were very unlike dinosaurs, and that many 'typical' features of dinosaurs accumulated in a step-wise fashion instead of all evolving at close to the same time.
According to him, new dinosaur models manufactured in China have been brought to Amerat Park while an animal park featuring various animals' models was set up in Naseem Park this year.
Many times, the size of dinosaurs determined what they ate.
Until now, dinosaur embryos that have been unearthed in various parts of the globe belong to the Cretaceous Period that ended some 125 million years ago.
Of the fossils were found, these dinosaurs had some evolutionary trait that links gap between the early dinosaurs into a more modern dinosaurs.
Milan said it was very strange activity "We can find the opportunity to look from wide angle to the America's oldest dinosaurs in this exhibition.
According to a report in Discovery News, the researchers found a long-legged, toothy, stubby-armed, three-fingered dinosaur that was an important early member of the lineage that includes birds and their closest dinosaur relatives.
The dinosaur tracks were found in different locations around the fountains, indicating their behavior in this ancient environment.
The previous record holder for smallest meat-eating dinosaur in North America weighed more than 20 pounds, or more than five of the newly identified dino.
This volume offers brief, easy-to-understand entries on all known dinosaur species.
Like good conservatives the birds hung onto those dinosaur genes and now they may need them.
At the ABC/writing centre, the children have simple research books on the dinosaur of their choice.