go the way of the dinosaur(s)

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go the way of the dinosaur(s)

To become extinct, obsolete, old-fashioned, or no longer in common use. If we don't get climate change under control, we're going to see a number of animal species go the way of the dinosaurs. With the sudden ubiquity of smartphones, it seemed like wristwatches might be going the way of the dinosaur. Thankfully, such ignorant views about interracial relationships have largely gone the way of the dinosaurs.
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D'Emic's study reveals how important access to the data behind published results is for hypothesis testing and advancing our understanding of dinosaur growth dynamics," said Woodward.
There has been little known data about the growth patterns in dinosaur embryos.
For example worlds biggest vegetarian dinosaurs fissile has been found in 1989 in Neuquen State of Argentina and been named as 'Argentinosaurus Huinculensis'.
Unlike the original dinosaur die-off at the end of the Cretaceous period 65 million years ago, this loss of species is the result of a sustained effort by paleontologists to collect a full range of dinosaur fossils - not just the big ones.
About the same time the Canadian paleontologists announced the chicken-sized dinosaur news, a Chinese paleontologist announced a surprising discovery about dinosaur feathers.
However, computerized flight simulations suggest that by leaping horizontally from a tree at about 3 m per second, the dinosaur could have used its biplane configuration to gain lift and swoop to trees at least 40 m away.
67 million years ago, before the dinosaurs ruled the earth, the atmosphere contained nearly 35 percent oxygen, enough to make you giddy.
The objective of this section of the presentation is to let the children be creative with the colours of a dinosaur and let a slow trickle of students have one-on-one time with the presenter.
Just as being big did not save the dinosaur, so, too, size will not save an institution.
After studying this fossil, Norell and Xu concluded that the ostrich-size dinosaur had been cloaked in downy feathers from head to tail.
He stomps through the jungle with his big dinosaur feet.
The zoo hopes to defray the costs by charging $2 apiece to the Dinosaur Den, where most of the dinosaurs will reside, on top of regular ticket prices.
If you're lucky enough to find a dinosaur fossil that is the first of its kind, there are many things you could name it.
I started noticing dinosaur metaphors back in the early and mid-1990s, particularly in the technology field.
Then let your fingers do the walking through the CD-ROM Dinosaur Hunter, from DK Multimedia, for a great look at some great dinosaurs.