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Tue, 2019-04-02

Research that had been kept secret for years that captured a fossilized snapshot of the day nearly 66 million years ago when an asteroid hit Earth, wiping out nearly all life on the planet, including the dinosaurs, has finally been rel...

Tue, 2019-04-02

A new species of mastodon that lived during the Pleistocene Epoch has been identified from fossil found in Cali...

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-bille...

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, 2019-04-30

If a new study is correct, Sue, the Field Museum’s iconic T. rex and one of the world’s great natural history artifacts, has been surpa...

Fri, 2019-03-29

The national park on the site where George Washington and the struggling Continental Army endured a tough winter during the American Revolution boasts a new feature that’s a couple of hundred million years old – dozens of fossilized di...

Sat, 2019-03-30

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

Tue, 2019-04-02

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

Fri, 2019-03-29

Carcharocles megalodon, also known simply as the Megalodon or “Meg,” is arguably the largest macro-predator the world...

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 th...

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