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Despite >230 million years of global warming and cooling, sea-level rise and fall, drifting continents, and cataclysmic extinction, dinosaurs still reign as the most speciose group of terrestrial vertebrates. The Zanno Lab studies the evolutionary history of dinosaurs and other archosaurs, and the terrestrial ecosystems they inhabited, during the Mesozoic.

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Our paper describing Moros interpidus wins Eighteenth International Award in Palaeontological Research (Paleonturology 20) 


Our 4-month western US and Mongolia expeditions are underway!  #dinodig23. Live-stream events all summer
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Keratan sulfate as a marker for medullary bone in fossil vertebrates

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An extreme climate gradient-induced ecological regionalization in the Upper Cretaceous Western Interior Basin of North America 

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Dental pathologies in lamniform and carcharhiniform sharks with comments on the classification and homology of double tooth pathologies in vertebrates

The Complete Dinosaur 3rd Edition

A crowd-sourced public paleontology book that answers what you want to know about dinosaurs

Edited by: Victoria Arbour, Thomas Holtz, & Lindsay Zanno

Coming in 2024!
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