This database provides access to information about dinosaurs. The reference area is searchable by genus, species, author, or year. Reference information includes a description of the dinosaur's name, information on its discovery, and some statistics (length, weight, diet, time span of the species). There is also a taxonomic classification, a brief description of the dinosaur, an an image (where available). The news area provides access to articles on new discoveries and current controversies, and there is also a public forum where users can post comments, ask questions, and reply to other user's inquiries.
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Copyright 2006 Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-359
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Publisher: University of Bristol Department of Earth Sciences
Palaeobiology and Biodiversity Research Group