Paleontologists

Mon, 2019-07-29

The Miocene pillow basalts from the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area of central Washington hold an unlikely fossil mold of a small rhinoceros, preserved by sheer chance as it's...

Tue, 2019-07-30

Twenty-five years ago, a discovery heralded the beginning of a new and exciting time in paleontology in Saskatchewan, with the excavation of the fossil remains of a...

Sun, 2019-07-28

French paleontologists found the thigh bone of a giant sauropod, an herbivorous dinosaur dating from the late...

Sat, 2019-07-27

Feared lost forever, the kauri moth Agathiphaga queenslandensis has been rediscovered near Rainbow Beach in southeast Queensland.

Thu, 2019-07-25

Harrison Duran has always wanted to discover ‘the land before time,’ and his desire to dig up dinosaur bones led him to the Badlands of North Dakota, where Alice the...

Thu, 2019-07-25

For palaeontologists in the field, few techniques have changed much since the early days of dinosaur hunting.

Wed, 2019-07-24

Fossil clams found in southwestern Florida contain ancient microtektites, tiny (about 200 μm in diameter) glass beads that form when the explosive impact of an extraterrestrial object sends molten...

Sun, 2019-07-21

Paleontologists unearthed an 165-million-year-old Jurassic fossil that sheds light on how modern mammals learned to swallow. The ancient fossil is the earliest example of how modern...

Sat, 2019-07-20

An 80-million-year-old dinosaur nesting site in the Gobi Desert of southeastern Mongolia has revealed that mothers worked in groups to protect their eggs just like some birds do today.

Fri, 2019-07-19

The 165-million-year-old fossil of Microdocodon gracilis, a tiny, shrew-like animal, shows the earliest example of modern hyoid bones in mammal evolution.

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