Awesome New Dinosaurs Named in 2021

Among them, the “hell heron”, a spinosaurid from the UK…

Ceratosuchops inferodios reconstruction / Photo posted on Twitter by Emily Stepp

2021 was a remarkable year for dinosaur discoveries. To give you an idea, over 35 new species have been described during the past twelve months. Some of the newly-named genera challenged the way we perceive these animals, while others helped us to better understand their evolutionary relationships.




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