Paleontologists

Sun, 2019-01-20

Paleontologists have stumbled upon the 150,000-year-old skull of an extinct bison priscus, and this discovery marks the first time that a complete skull has been discovered at this particular Cambridgeshire quarry site.

Fri, 2019-01-25

An opal, purchased a year ago, produced a most unusual discovery, as it contained an ancient insect embedded within it.

Wed, 2019-01-23

A new species of freshwater shark that lived about 67 million years ago (Cretaceous period) has been identified from fossilized teeth found in South Dakota....

Wed, 2019-01-23

Everyone knows or thinks they know of T. rex and ...

Tue, 2019-01-22

The 100-million-year-old fossil helps answer questions about when these ancient, jawless fish branched off the evolutionary tree from the lineage that gave rise to modern-day jawed vertebrates, including bony fish and humans.

Tue, 2019-01-22

Scientists conducting a recent painstaking examination of the two tons of rock left over after the fossilized bones of the celebrated Tyrannosaurus rex named...

Thu, 2019-01-17

How did the earliest land animals move? Scientists have used a nearly 300-million-year old fossil skeleton and preserved ancient footprints to create a moving robot model of prehistoric life.

Tue, 2019-01-15

A student at the University of Bonn, himself a Dutchman and passionate fossil collector, has now analyzed pieces from museums and private collections for his master's thesis.

Sun, 2019-01-13

Research have found that the bite force of finch is about 320 times more powerful than T. rex.

Fri, 2019-01-11

The stomach contents preserved in an adult specimen of the archaic whaleBasilosaurus isis from the site of the Wadi Al Hitan in Egypt suggest it was an apex (top) predator that fed on smaller whales (juvenile Dorudon atrox) and large...

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