Curiosities

Tue, 2019-04-30

If a new study is correct, Sue, the Field Museum’s iconic T. rex and one of the world’s great natural history artifacts, has been surpassed and Chicago will now...

Fri, 2019-03-29

The national park on the site where George Washington and the struggling Continental Army endured a tough winter during the American Revolution boasts a new feature that’s a couple of hundred million years old – dozens of fossilized dinosaur footprints discovered...

Tue, 2019-04-02

Quaternary is the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in the geologic...

Fri, 2019-03-29

Carcharocles megalodon, also known simply as the Megalodon or “Meg,” is arguably the largest macro-predator the world has ever known. The species...

Wed, 2019-03-27

A vast floodplain 10 times the size of the Amazon delta existed during the early days of the dinosaurs. It is the largest known delta from Earth’s history and may have been a crucial habitat.

Sat, 2019-04-27

More than 80 precious plant fossils were exhibited in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, recently.

Tue, 2019-03-26

As if Tyrannosaurus rex wasn’t terrifying enough already. A skeleton in Canada belonged to a T. rex...

Sun, 2019-03-24

Earlier this month, the American Museum of Natural History in New York opened its latest exhibit (paywall) on everyone’s...

Thu, 2019-03-21

If your image of Tyrannosaurus rex is based on the ferocious creature in "...

Tue, 2019-03-19

A new study of American alligators found that the reptiles form neural maps of sound in the same way birds do.

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