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Shark-eating, semiaquatic dinosaur revealed

It's the stuff of nightmares. It's 9 feet longer than the world's largest Tyrannosaurus rex, it weighs 6 tons and it has curved, blade-like claws.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 09:28am EDT

Tags: Spinosaurus, National Geographic Museum, alicia lozano

Dinosaur throws first pitch at Padres game (Video)

A dinosaur threw out the first pitch at Wednesday's San Diego Padres game.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 10:17am EDT

Tags: "Walking with Dinosaurs", San Diego Padres

Smithsonian closing dinosaur hall for next 5 years

If you don't get to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History for one last look at its impressive collection of dinosaur fossils soon, you won't be able to for another five years.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 04:06pm EST

Tags: Smithsonian, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History,

Shutdown could strand Smithsonian dinosaur

It may not be at the top of the list of important things affected by the government shutdown, but for the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, a very special package could be delayed.

Tuesday - 10/01/2013, 05:24am EDT

Tags: T-Rex, Smithsonian, Megan Cloherty

Koch gives Smithsonian $35M for new dinosaur hall

An energy businessman is donating a record $35 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to build a new dinosaur hall on the National Mall, the museum complex announced Thursday.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 06:56pm EDT

Tags: David H. Koch, National Mall