Curiosities

Tue, 2020-12-01

Paleontologists in Argentina have identified a new species of eusauropod (true sauropod) dinosaur that lived 179 million years ago, just after...

Sat, 2020-11-28

DINOSAUR fossils continue to be found all around the world, with a bombshell discovery in China throwing into question a new species' underwater capabilities.

Mon, 2020-12-28

Paleontologists in Madagascar have identified a new genus and species of enantiornithine bird that had a long and deep beak, a morphology that was previously unknown among...

Fri, 2020-11-27

What an interesting question! Well, technically dinosaurs are still here in the form of birds. Just like you’re a direct descendant of your grandparents, birds are the only...

Wed, 2020-11-25

Researchers have long known that the meat-eating Tyrannosaurus rex had a teenage growth spurt, gaining around 35 to 45 pounds per week, to reach its colossal size....

Tue, 2020-11-24

Paleontologists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and the University of Calgary in Canada have provided new proof of parallel evolution: conodonts, early vertebrates from the...

Sun, 2020-11-22

When and how did the first animals appear? Science has long sought an answer. Uppsala University researchers and colleagues in Denmark have now jointly found, in Greenland, embryo-like microfossils up to 570 million years old, revealing that organisms of this type...

Sat, 2020-11-21

Paleontologists in Morocco have found fossil fragments from a previously undescribed genus and species of symmoriiform shark that lived during the Late...

Fri, 2020-11-20

A team of paleontologists described two amber pieces found in sites in Teruel (Spain) with remains from vertebrates corresponding to the Early Cretaceous....

Fri, 2020-11-20

Paleontology combines geology and biology in the study of dinosaurs and other ancient life forms.

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