Exploring Prehistoric Life

Fri, 2019-01-11

The stomach contents preserved in an adult specimen of the archaic whaleBasilosaurus isis from the site of the Wadi Al Hitan in Egypt suggest it was an apex (top) predator that fed on smaller whales (juvenile Dorudon atrox) and large...

Fri, 2019-01-11

Brazilian researchers used biogeographic analysis to study Trilobites, arthropods that became extinct over 252 million years ago....

Thu, 2019-01-10

The latest work, of Darrin Pagnac, Ph.D., “Dinosaurs: A Catalyst for Critical Thought,” shows that passion for dinosaurs, when properly directed, can trigger interest in science and be used to develop critical thinking skills.

Fri, 2019-01-04

Which came first: the dinosaur or the feather?

Sat, 2018-12-29

Paleontologists from the University of Portsmouth have discovered the fossilized remains of a new species of ancient flying reptile.

Mon, 2018-12-31

Sorry, T. rex fan bois, you always seem to get the rough end of the stick, don’t you?

Fri, 2018-12-28

A treasure trove of over a dozen fossils of animals, which lived 2 to 9 million years ago, has been found in southwestern Turkey, according to researchers.

Sat, 2018-12-22

Fossils have taught us an enormous amount about the history of life on Earth, but there are always new things to find. Here is a highly subjective selection of the best discoveries of the year.

Fri, 2018-12-21

Argentine paleontologists unveiled the replica of a 65-million-year-old skeleton of a plesiosaur marine reptile found in a Patagonian lake in 2009.

Thu, 2018-12-20

Since the success of the Jurassic Park film series, it is widely known that insects from the Age of the Dinosaurs can be found exceptionally well...

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