Paleontologists

Sun, 2018-01-14

The Lost Worlds Revisited team has been reflecting on a bumper twelve months of palaeontological discoveries.

Sat, 2018-01-13

The construction team found the oval-shaped stones while preparing to break up boulders after blasting work

Sun, 2017-12-31

Two new species of raptor dinosaurs were discovered last week from a site in Mongolia

Wed, 2018-01-03

A new BBC2 documentary, entitled The Real T-Rex with Chris Packham, sees experts re-imagine what the dinosaur would have looked like based on the latest research - and viewers may be surprised by what it suggests about the creature

Sun, 2017-12-24

It is the first record of a plesiosaur from the Jurassic period in Antarctica. It is a carnivorous reptile of the sea that exceeded six meters in length. It was discovered...

Sun, 2017-12-24

Paleontologists at the University of Toronto (U of T) and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto have entirely revisited a tiny yet exceptionally fierce ancient sea creature called Habelia optata that has confounded scientists since it was first...

Sun, 2017-12-24

It took more than 10 years of painstaking work, grinding an Australian rock containing fossils smaller than the eye could see, to confirm the earliest direct evidence of life on Earth, scientists said Monday.

Sun, 2017-12-24

There have been suggestions that the corpse could be a distorted animal foetus from within the goat family, however, the mystery is still unsolved.

Tue, 2017-12-19

The latest addition to the family tree of masupial lions is considerably more ancient than other members, going extinct roughly 19 million years ago.

Tue, 2017-12-19

Plesiosaurs were especially effective swimmers. These long extinct “paddle saurians” propelled themselves through the oceans by employing “underwater flight”—similar to sea turtles and penguins...

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