Exploring Prehistoric Life

Wed, 2018-11-28

Recent excavations have found fossils of new species of butterflies and fish etc of the Cambrian Period, the first...

Wed, 2018-11-28

Paleontologists in Poland have found fossil fragments from a giant new species of mammal-like reptile that walked the Earth approximately 237 million years ago (Late...

Wed, 2018-11-28

Though the theory that modern-day birds evolved from dinosaurs is widely accepted by scientists today, historically, this theory has lacked evidence. But researchers at Yale and the University of Chile have begun to use embryological data to as evidence of a bird-...

Sat, 2018-12-01

The North Dakota Geological Survey is expanding its well-received fossil dig program.

Tue, 2018-11-27

GREAT White Sharks were probably eaten by the monstrously-sized Megalodon which hunted “just about everything”, a shark expert has exclusively told Daily Star Online....

Mon, 2018-11-26

UTM paleontologists search the past to learn how mammalian teeth evolved.

Sun, 2018-11-25

The "exquisitely preserved" remains of a 300-million-year-old reptile have been found in the United States, rewriting "the known evolutionary timeline", the New Mexico Museum of Natural history says.

Fri, 2018-11-23

The dicynodont from the Late Triassic was surprisingly hefty, rivaling a modern-day elephant in size.

Wed, 2018-11-21

Birds are the surviving descendants of predatory dinosaurs. However, since the likes of Tyrannosaurus and...

Sat, 2018-11-17

About 66 million years after two dinosaurs died apparently locked in battle on the plains of modern-day Montana, an unusual fight over who owns the entangled fossils has become a multimillion-dollar issue that hinges on the legal definition of "mineral."...

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