Photo of the Day 8 January 2008

Beipiaosaurus Fossil, China, 1999
Photograph by O. Louis Mazzatenta
The Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, part of the Academia Sinica in Beijing, houses the fossilized teeth of the dinosaur Beipiaosaurus. The prehistoric reptile lived in the Cretaceous period, about 125 million years ago.