Exploring Prehistoric Life
Which came first: the dinosaur or the feather?
Paleontologists from the University of Portsmouth have discovered the fossilized remains of a new species of ancient flying reptile.
Sorry, T. rex fan bois, you always seem to get the rough end of the stick, don’t you?
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.
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.
Argentine paleontologists unveiled the replica of a 65-million-year-old skeleton of a plesiosaur marine reptile found in a Patagonian lake in 2009.
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...
A new study suggests that the winged reptile fell prey to a hungry predator lurking in the water.
Pterosaurs lived side by side with dinosaurs, some 230 to 66 million years ago. They were the first vertebrates to achieve true flapping flight, but in the...
Feathers found in Burmese amber dating back 100 million years are so exquisitely preserved that palaeontologists have been able to make a detailed study of their structure - and they're like nothing seen in...