Exploring Prehistoric Life

Sun, 2017-12-17

Over 100 million years ago, beach-bound dinosaurs left their permanent marks on San Antonio’s landscape. 

Sun, 2017-12-17

Paleontologists have found entombed in amber a 99-million-year-old tick grasping the feather of a dinosaur, providing the first direct evidence that the tiny pests drank dinosaur blood.

Sun, 2017-12-17

For decades, paleontologists have puzzled over the microscopic fossils of Pseudooides, which are smaller than sand grains.

Sun, 2017-12-17

The 57 million-year-old fossil is both fearsome and comical: a long-beaked penguin that stood 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighed about 220 pounds.

Sun, 2017-12-10

It looks like a duck, it walks like a duck, and it swims like a duck—but it’s a predatory dinosaur unlike any scientists have seen before.

Sun, 2017-12-10

Paleontologists have discovered a new species of carnivorous marsupial lion that lived 26 to 18 million years ago (late Oligocene to early ...

Sat, 2017-12-09

An international team of paleontologists has discovered a fossil-rich site with more than 200 fossilized eggs of the Cretaceous pterosaur species Hamipterus...

Sat, 2017-12-02

A newly-discovered branch of the horse family has been named after the Canadian who first studied its remains in the Yukon, where it lived until the end of the last ice age.

Sat, 2017-12-02

Paleontologists have never seen feathers like these before.

Sat, 2017-12-02

A geologist in India found “prokaryotic” microfossils that are considered to be 2 billion years old. Microfossils are a group of small fossil remains that can only be studied microscopically.

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