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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Scientists had expected such a dinosaur forerunner to be a smallish, two-legged predator resembling early dinosaurs such as Herrerasaurus, which lived about 231 million years ago in Argentina.
The dinosaur village in Amerat Park has been labelled 'the first and the biggest dinosaur village in the Middle East,' where visitors have a chance to see dinosaurs in various shapes and sizes, walking dinosaur models, replicas of dinosaur eggs and dinosaur fossils as well as many other things.
Middle-sized dinosaurs like Hadrosaurs crunched on the foliage of lower branches, bushes, and ferns.
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'.
Many dinosaurs are very bird-like and early birds are dinosaur-like," said co-author Professor Xing Xu, adding that there is still debate over the exact moment when birds first emerged.
This confirms that this environmental atmosphere was representative of a good place for dinosaur reproduction and growth.
The scientists say the dinosaur had sickle-shaped claws, and its diet probably included insects, lizards and birds.
Harper and his Environment Minister, Rona Ambrose went ahead and announced a policy that does more for dinosaurs than for the people of Northern Ontario.
A girl, as in Figure 2, is asked to put on a paper shopping bag in which two holes are cut in the sides to mimic how a herbivore dinosaur would have seen the world.
It was Cluade Bell, the proprietor of an inn on Interstate 10, who erected the dinosaurs of Cabazon, California.
Unlike the dinosaur, which was decimated by a lightning speed event, the decline of institutions evolves, but is nonetheless precipitous.
In early 2005, fossil hunters in China uncovered the preserved remains of a tiny dinosaur inside the belly of a fossilized mammal.
The early tyrannosaur specie is a five-foot-long dinosaur that has been named Dilong paradoxus.
Twelve-year-old Daniel lives on a farm in southwestern Saskatchewan, an area where dinosaur fossils have been found.