Paleontologists

Sun, 2019-03-31

Paleontologists from Hokkaido University in Japan, in cooperation with paleontologists from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas, have discovered the first-confirmed occurrence of a lambeosaurine (crested ‘duck-billed’ dinosaur) from the Arctic...

Sat, 2019-03-30

The beginning of the end started with violent shaking that raised giant waves in the waters of an inland sea in what is now North Dakota.

Sat, 2019-03-30

The remains belonged to the most powerful carnivore of Argentina's Quaternary Period.

Thu, 2019-03-28

If you ponder mammoths, certain species of which died out a mere 3,000 or so years ago, their existence is but a breath away from our own. Echoes of their lives can be seen in today’s elephants, which lumber across our world in ways that might not be so different...

Wed, 2019-03-27

They're calling it the "Jurassic Mile," where dinosaurs once chased prey through muck and some of the biggest creatures of 150 million years ago lumbered over a tropical flood plain.

Wed, 2019-03-27

Animal life exploded in diversity and form during the Cambrian Period about 500 million years ago. An international team of...

Tue, 2019-03-26

As if Tyrannosaurus rex wasn’t terrifying enough already. A skeleton in Canada belonged to a T. rex...

Sun, 2019-03-24

Earlier this month, the American Museum of Natural History in New York opened its latest exhibit (paywall) on everyone’s...

Fri, 2019-03-22

The fossils from the Cambrian Period include dozens of new species and provide a window into life more than 500 million...

Fri, 2019-03-22

A crushed, pancake-like fossil unearthed in northwestern China contains both a bird and its unlaid egg.

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