Today in dead things.

The little crocodile that could… provide a tasty meal for a snake. See, I think a 6-7 foot long crocodile still sounds pretty intimidating. I wouldn’t poke it with a spoon or try to wrestle it. But I guess if you’re a 45 foot long snake, it’s just a scaly Happy Meal. Yes, a 45-foot-long ...

Trilobites

I love the little critters. Not enough that I’d ever be willing to be a paleontologist, but enough that I thoroughly enjoyed Trilobite: Eyewitness to Evolution when Mike’s dad recommended it to me. Particularly when viewed from the top, they look like such friendly little critters, and it’s a shame that we can only be ...

My favorite dino debate

Bones Show Biggest Dinosaurs Had Hot Blood The first time I ever heard about the warm-blooded/cold-blooded debate was when I was quite little, courtesy of my older brother. He was going through his dinosaur phase at the time. (I’m convinced that all little kids – particularly of the male variety – go through a dinosaur ...