Exploring Prehistoric Life

Sat, 2017-10-14

Total darkness lasted two years, and in the absence of sunlight, plants wither when photosynthesis cannot occur.

Sat, 2017-10-14

Predatory sea worms just aren’t as spiny as they used to be.

Sat, 2017-10-14

Paleontologists estimate that more than three-quarters of all species on Earth, including all non-avian dinosaurs, disappeared about 65 million years ago

Thu, 2017-10-12

The order under which Elephants are classified is the Proboscidea.

Thu, 2017-10-12

The evolutionary history of cetaceans is thought to have occurred in the Indian subcontinent from even-toed ungulates 50 million years ago, over a period of at least 15 million years.

Thu, 2017-10-12

When it comes to naming ancient species, some palaeontologists have a little more fun than others.

Thu, 2017-10-12

A new species of ichthyosaur has been identified from a fossil that has been in the University of Nottingham’s engineering collection for over half a century.

Thu, 2017-10-12

Two of the earth’s five mass extinction events – times when more than half of the world’s species died

Wed, 2017-10-11

Reproduction in the most common group of Mesozoic birds is very similar to that of these dinosaurs

Tue, 2017-10-10

Humans helped kill off the giant animals of the Ice Age. We owe it to the ecosystem to restore what we destroyed.

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