Curiosities

Tue, 2020-10-27

About 50 million years ago, the Indian subcontinent was drifting closer to Asia and squeezing out the Tethys Sea along its northern fringes.

Tue, 2020-10-27

Amber fossils are like a time capsule, preserving the three-dimensional structure of animals, plants, and other prehistoric items...

Sun, 2020-10-25

Terrifying, huge, the stuff of nightmares, dinosaurs once roamed across Derbyshire and these massive beasts have certainly left their mark on our imaginations.

Sat, 2020-10-24

I thought I would start off with a bang so we are going to take a look at the most badass predator of all time: Tyrannosaurus rex (or T. rex)!

Fri, 2020-10-23

The evidence has actually been in plain sight. The Psittacosaurus – a kind of early ...

Fri, 2020-10-23

Millions of years ago, several species of crocodiles of different genera and characteristics inhabited Europe and sometimes even coexisted. But among all these species, it was thought unlikely that crocodiles of the genus Crocodylus, of African origin, had ever...

Thu, 2020-10-22

What a new fossil tells us about dinosaurs, paleontology, and us.

Wed, 2020-10-21

Those who watched the animated series Primal must remember the episode “Plague of Madness” – even historically and palentogically incorrect, she was right about one thing: “zombie dinos” existed, and the discovery came from three Brazilian researchers....

Wed, 2020-10-21

The end-Permian mass extinction, also known as the Permian-Triassic extinction event and the Great Dying, is the largest mass extinction event in...

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