Curiosities

Wed, 2018-10-17

A new, in-depth anatomical description of the best preserved specimens of Sarahsaurus aurifontanalis, a sauropod relative from North America, could help paleontologists with unraveling the mystery of why these dinosaurs got so big.

Wed, 2018-10-17

A team of palaeontologists have recreated Tyrannosaurus rex based on the most up-to-date research – and it’s a little different from what...

Tue, 2018-10-16

A leading expert on dinosaurs is hoping new technological advances will help solve the mystery of the “Elgin reptiles”.

Sat, 2018-10-13

A research team has found new evidence that fish rapidly evolved in two phases following the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K/Pg) mass extinction...

Sat, 2018-10-13

Imagine a crew of hungry toddlers and kindergartners with unrestricted access to the kitchen. Would they gorge themselves on candy, chips and ice cream?

Sat, 2018-10-13

An international team of paleontologists announced in Beijing their discovery of a fossilized snail in a piece of amber dating back around 100 million years.

Fri, 2018-10-12

A terrifying meat-eater gets a sweet origin story.

Fri, 2018-10-12

The smallest Tylosaurus mosasaur fossil ever found has been revealed in a new study in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology...

Fri, 2018-10-12

Fossil of young long-necked dinosaur found—and nicknamed Andrew. The new fossil could reveal what life was like for juvenile giants.

Thu, 2018-10-11

By the time non-avian dinosaurs went extinct, plant-eating sauropods like the Brontosaurus had grown to gargantuan proportions. Weighing in as much as 100 tons, the...

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