Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

Tue, 2019-07-09

The Sahara might seem like one of Earth’s most lifeless regions today, but its fossils show it was once a vast seaway filled with giant fish and some of the largest sea snakes the planet has ever seen.

Sat, 2019-06-29

Mass extinctions hurt land plants, but DNA shows that some fungus/plant combo organisms rose up.

Thu, 2019-04-18

Robert DePalma and Dr. Anton Oleinik teach paleontology at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. In their spare time, they're making earth-shattering discoveries in North Dakota about the day 66 million years ago when an...

Thu, 2019-04-18

An international team of paleontologists from China and the United States has found high levels of mercury in the end-Permian marine sediments at nearly a dozen sites around the world, which provides persuasive evidence that volcanic eruptions were to blame for...

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.

Tue, 2019-04-02

Quaternary is the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in the geologic...

Wed, 2019-03-27

A vast floodplain 10 times the size of the Amazon delta existed during the early days of the dinosaurs. It is the largest known delta from Earth’s history and may have been a crucial habitat.

Sat, 2019-04-27

More than 80 precious plant fossils were exhibited in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, recently.

Sun, 2019-02-24

New research from Berkeley research group reveals new questions about the mass-extinctions 60 million years ago....

Tue, 2019-02-05

A new compound based on Iridium, a rare metal which landed in the Gulf of Mexico 66 M years ago, hooked onto albumin, a...

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