Tag Archives: Professor Mike Benton

International team of scientists: New findings on sauropod dinosaurs

An international team of scientists, led by the China University of Geosciences in Beijing and including palaeontologists from the University of Bristol, has shed new light on some unusual dinosaur tracks from northern China. The tracks appear to have been … Read the full press release

Gloucestershire fossil as new species of ancient reptile identified by University of Bristol student

Fossils found in a quarry in Gloucestershire have been identified by a student and her supervisors at the University of Bristol as a new small species of reptile with self-sharpening blade-like teeth that lived 205 million years ago. Part of … Read the full press release

University of Bristol undergraduate study published in Palaeontology reveals the feeding habits of unusual 200-million-year-old fish

The feeding habits of an unusual 200-million-year-old fish have been uncovered by a University of Bristol undergraduate in a groundbreaking study which has been published in Palaeontology, a leading scientific journal, this week – a rare achievement for an undergraduate … Read the full press release