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Fossilized feces shows some dinosaurs gathered in ‘poop groups,’ like elephants or camels

Some large, grass-eating mammals, such as elephants, rhinos and camels, gather together not only when they eat, but also when they defecate. The group poop, researchers have surmised, has several important functions. One is hygiene, to prevent the emergence of new parasites; another is safety, to provide surveillance in numbers…

Animatronic dinosaurs roam museum halls

The Queensland Museum of Natural History is celebrating its grand reopening with a spectacular display of animatronic dinosaurs. They roam the halls, ride the escalators — and frighten small children. The museum, located in Brisbane, Australia, has just undergone a $US 14 million renovation. There is a special exhibit to…