Tag Archive: dinosaurs

Aug 31

Big Question: Why did the dinosaurs die out?

For 160 million years they walked the Earth. They were the largest land animals that have ever lived. And, thanks to the number of movies, documentaries, books and television shows featuring them, they have captivated us like no other prehistoric animals. They are, of course, the dinosaurs. But the reign of the dinosaurs ended rather …

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Apr 07

Four More Common Animal Misconceptions

One of the first articles I did for this blog was on animal misconceptions – that is, commonly believed facts about animals that are actually complete nonsense. I also wrote an article about the topic for the website TopTenz, which you can read here. But if there’s one thing I’ve learned about the natural world, …

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