Exploring Prehistoric Life

Sat, 2018-10-20

For 165 million years, dinosaurs dominated land, sea, and sky. Long-necked Brachiosauruses lumbered along like mobile four-story buildings....

Sun, 2018-10-21

Ancient organs rarely fossilize, so paleontologists were stunned to find the incredibly well-preserved remains of a lung that belonged to bird from the dinosaur age.

Sat, 2018-10-20

A remarkable new species of predatory fish that lived about 152 million years ago (Jurassic period) has been identified from a fossil found in Germany....

Thu, 2018-10-18

Junchang Lü was is one of the most important dinosaur researchers of the past half century.

Wed, 2018-10-17

The footprints, first detected in Yanqing in 2011, are believed to have been left by dinosaurs living some 140 to 150 million years ago in the late Jurassic Period...

Wed, 2018-10-17

Scientists from the University of California, Riverside, are claiming to have discovered the oldest known animal fossil—an ancient sea sponge that emerged between 660 million and 635 million years ago.

Tue, 2018-10-16

A leading expert on dinosaurs is hoping new technological advances will help solve the mystery of the “Elgin reptiles”.

Sun, 2018-10-14

Popularized in the hit movie "Jurassic World," the mosasaur has come back to life after an 85 million-year-old fossil of a newborn creature was discovered in Kansas.

Sat, 2018-10-13

A research team has found new evidence that fish rapidly evolved in two phases following the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K/Pg) mass extinction...

Sat, 2018-10-13

An international team of paleontologists announced in Beijing their discovery of a fossilized snail in a piece of amber dating back around 100 million years.