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Sat, 2020-06-27

Paleontologists have identified a giant wombat-like marsupial that lived 25 million years ago (Oligocene Epoch) in what is now...

Sat, 2020-06-27

If you’ve ever walked around a museum and explored a dinosaur exhibit, you’ve probably seen a drawing, painting, or illustration of those peculiar beasts that lived millions of years ago. Sometimes, it’s a sketch of the full skeleton of a...

Fri, 2020-06-26

No travel itinerary is complete without a visit to one of the natural history museums dotted around the globe. From fossils to fungi and climatology to paleontology, these galleries cover it all.

Fri, 2020-06-26

The Chengjiang biota in the Yunnan Province of China contains one of the most species-rich and well-preserved fossiliferous deposits for the early...

Fri, 2020-06-26

When most of us think of dinosaurs, we envision large, lumbering beasts, but these giants shared their ecosystems with much smaller dinosaurs, the smaller skeletons of which were generally less likely to be preserved. The fossilized eg...

Wed, 2020-06-24

Dinosaur fossils worth millions of dollars unearthed on a Montana ranch belong to the owners of the land's surface rights, not the owners of the mineral rights, a U.S. appeals court ruled.

Wed, 2020-06-24

An international team of geologists has found the first direct evidence that volcanic eru...

Wed, 2020-06-24

A team of U.S. paleontologists has redescribed the morphology of a long-snouted ray-finned fish called Tanyrhinichthys mcallisteri and created a more complete and accurate reconstruction of the fish...

Tue, 2020-06-23

Jurassic Park’ is undoubtedly one of the most beloved movies in film history and a favorite of ...

Tue, 2020-06-23

Paleontologists have analyzed 151- to 165-million-year-old dinosaur footprints from 11 sites in southern Queensland, most of which produced large (length of 30-50 cm) and very large-sized (length greater than 50 cm) theropod dinosaur t...

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