dinosaurs

  • North East

    Dinosaur footprints found in Kalasin park

    Phu Faek forest park, located in the northeastern province of Kalasin, is known for its rich history and geological significance. Recently, the park has made an exciting discovery of fossilized dinosaur footprints. The Department of Mineral Resources, along with park officials, were notified of the finding by a local villager from Ban Nam Kham, in Phu Laen Chang sub-district. Upon…

  • World

    US $6.1 million paid for rare Gorgosaurus dinosaur skeleton

    Got a couple of million dollars to blow and loved the latest Jurassic Park movie? You just missed your chance to own a rare dinosaur skeleton, as a rare Gorgosaurus fossil just sold at auction for US$6.1 million. The high bid was the fifth most expensive dinosaur sales ever. Sales like this are rare as most countries consider fossils from…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | Dinosaurs in BKK, BOT tackles Baht, Special K isn’t special | November 23

    Start of the week, a busy day of news around Thailand with Tim Newton. Bank of Thailand takes action to curb Thai baht’s strength The Bank of Thailand is moving forward measures, originally meant to begin early 2021, but most of which will now take effect from end of this month. The end result is that the new rules will…

  • Protests

    #ByeByeDinosaurs – Jurassic Park comes to Bangkok’s streets

    Jurassic Park meets Bangkok politics. Some students attending yesterday’s Bad Student protest in Bangkok dressed in dinosaur costumes to represent Thailand’s establishment. The high school-aged students are joining in the calls for the Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to resign and reform of the Thai monarchy. They are also demanding reform of Thailand’s education system and an end to sexual abuse…

  • World

    Dinosaur footprints resembling T-Rex found in Australia

    Fossilised dinosaur footprints discovered in Australia have indicated that dinosaurs almost as large as the North American Tyrannosaurus Rex also roamed the lands down under. The footprints, measuring almost 80cm long, were discovered some 90 years ago by coal miners in Queensland and they appear to be older than the T. Rex fossils by about 90 million years. The difference…

  • North East

    Fossils of new dinosaur species discovered in Isaan

    The fossils of a new species of dinosaur, named the Siam Raptor Suwati, have been discovered in Nakhon Ratchasima province (commonly known as Korat) in north-east Thailand. The discovery has been confirmed by the Director-General of the Mineral Resource Department, Sommai Techawan, and former Deputy PM Suwat Liptapanlop (after whom the dinosaur has been named). Thai Residents reports that the…