Paleontologists

Wed, 2018-11-14

During the late Cretaceous period, more than 65 million years ago, birds belonging to hundreds of different species flitted around the dinosaurs and through...

Tue, 2018-11-13

A powerful bite, strong teeth and repeated crunching. This is what allowed Tyrannosaurus rex to pulverize the bones of its prey. That’s the...

Sun, 2018-11-11

According to the study, charred toast and preserved dinosaur bones have in common: a chemical that turns the original proteins into something new. This process will help to understand how the cells of the soft tissue remains of dinosaurs preserved hundreds of...

Fri, 2018-11-16

Lyuba is a female woolly mammoth calf (Mammuthus primigenius) who died c. 41,800 years ago at the age of 30 to 35 days. She is by...

Sat, 2018-11-10

Burnt toast and dinosaur bones have a common trait, according to a new, Yale-led study.

Fri, 2018-11-09

When the South Atlantic Ocean was young, sea monsters ruled it.

Thu, 2018-11-08

Unexpected features in this dinosaur's teeth appear to represent early adaptations for herbivory.

Tue, 2018-11-06

Paleontologists at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History have reported the discovery of a land-dwelling dinosaur’s fossilized bone in Eastern Oregon — an exceedingly rare find in a state that was underwater throughout most of the dinosaur age....

Sun, 2018-11-04

The newfound species is a sauropod and was found in an area that wouldn't normally accommodate the megaherbivores.

Sat, 2018-11-03

Lyme Regis is an almost obnoxiously gorgeous town in Dorset in the west of England, perched atop the cliffs of the world-heritage listed Jurassic Coast.

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