Exploring Prehistoric Life

Thu, 2017-08-03

Major extinction events are nothing new for the planet, but species are now dying out at an...

Thu, 2017-08-03

...it was difficult to visualize what the complete skull would have looked like in life.

Sun, 2017-07-30

There are only about 600 extant crinoid species...

Sun, 2017-07-30

Fossils of fragile female scale insects are extremely rare.

Tue, 2017-07-25

Postosuchus is a genus of rauisuchid reptiles comprising two species, P. kirkpatricki and P. alisonae, that lived in what is now North America during the Late...

Wed, 2017-07-05

Eurypterids, often informally referred to as sea scorpions, are a group of arthropods that form the order Eurypterida. The earliest known eurypterids date to the Darriwilian stage of the...

Tue, 2017-06-20

Therapsida is a group of synapsids that includes mammals and their ancestors.

Tue, 2017-06-20

Ordovician-Silurian extinctionglobal extinction event occurring during the Hirnantian Age (445.2 million to 443.8 million years ago) of the...

Mon, 2017-06-19

The woolly mammoth is a species of mammoth that lived during the Pleistocene epoch, and was one of...

Sun, 2017-06-18

Smilodon is a genus of machairodont felid. It is one of the most famous prehistoric mammals, and the best known saber-toothed cat.