Hadrosaurus minor was a plant-eating dinosaur that lived on land. We’ve found bones of one individual at the quarry, which floated out to sea after it died.Continue reading »
At the end of the Cretaceous, dinosaurs were still roaming the land. Since this was a marine environment, however, we only have fossils of dinosaurs that washed out to sea. Most are avian dinosaurs – otherwise known as birds.
Tytthostonyx glauconiticus was a sea bird that probably ate fish and was related to pelicans.Continue reading »
Telmatornis priscus was an aquatic bird that probably nested on the shore and ate fish.Continue reading »
Palaeotringa littoralis was a bird that probably waded along the beach. It ended up here after washing out to sea and sinking.Continue reading »