Exploring Prehistoric Life

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...

Thu, 2018-12-20

A new study suggests that the winged reptile fell prey to a hungry predator lurking in the water.

Tue, 2018-12-18

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...

Tue, 2018-12-18

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...

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