Curiosities

Mon, 2018-02-26

International co-operation to bring fossils back to Mongolia has been growing and has resulted in 22 returns in 2013 alone.

Fri, 2018-02-23

Ankylosaurs are odd-looking, even by dinosaur standards: They’re squat and fat, with armored backs and, usually, tail clubs. But for many...

Sun, 2018-02-18

Lurking in the ancient tropical ferns and shrubs of the Naples Botanical Garden, a nearly 8-foot-tall Utahraptor growled and hissed, with its menacing, curved talons and a coat of feathers made of synthetic hair.

Sat, 2018-02-17

Fossilized footprints from an iguana-like reptile provide what could be the earliest evidence of a lizard running on two legs.

Fri, 2018-03-09

A new study shows how a group of ancient reptiles called captorhinids could detach their tails to avoid predation.

Wed, 2018-02-21

Everything we know about dinosaurs is connected to fossil records and, if the last decade is anything to go by, all of that could...

Sat, 2018-02-24

Black Beauty is a well preserved fossil of Tyrannosaurus rex. The nickname stems from the apparent shiny dark...

Wed, 2018-02-14
His work brings to our understanding of the human condition. Following are 10 reasons why you should celebrate Darwin Day.
Tue, 2018-02-13

China's dinosaur county, Jiayin, in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province has restored a total of 813 dinosaur fossils since 1902.

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