Curiosities

Wed, 2021-01-27

An international team of paleontologists has examined the fossilized remains of baby tyrannosaurid dinosaurs found in Alberta, Canada, and Montana,...

Wed, 2021-01-27

New research from Queen Mary University of London and the University of Maryland, has reignited the debate around the behaviour of the giant dinosaur...

Tue, 2021-01-19

Titanosaur in Patagonia ‘probably exceeds’ largest known land animal, paleontologists say.

Mon, 2021-01-18

Jurassic Park is a movie that has inspired fans for years, spawning a hugely lucrative franchise that is going strong to this day. Released in 1993, Jurassic Park is based on the novel by science fiction writer Michael...

Sat, 2021-01-16

Dire wolves (Canis dirus) are considered to be one of the most common and widespread large carnivores in...

Sat, 2021-01-16

An international team of paleontologists from Austria and Switzerland has uncovered an exceptionally well-preserved skeleton of Asteracanthus ornatissimus, a species of hybodontiform shark that...

Wed, 2021-01-13

Paleontologists have described the first three-dimensional preservation of soft tissue in Namacalathus hermanastes, a skeletal metazoan (multicellular animal) that lived some 547...

Wed, 2021-01-13

Even Tyrannosaurus rexes needed to nap sometimes. A still-growing fossil record is showing how dinosaurs used to doze.

Mon, 2021-01-11

A 99-million-year-old Hell Ant from the Cretaceous period is imprisoned in amber as it uses its scythe-like jaw and unusual headgear to bite its prey....

Mon, 2021-01-11

Evolution is the process of life adapting to its environment. And if you’re already perfect, why change? Here’s a list of four animals who got it...

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