Curiosities

Fri, 2015-05-01

Ankylosaurs are a large group of herbivorous armored dinosaurs that lived during the...

Sat, 2018-04-21

Finding fossils can be a fact of life for construction crews excavating in California. That's what happened when crews broke ground to begin the new Bay Area Calaveras Dam in 2013. They just didn't expect to find so many.

Sat, 2018-04-21

A cousin of modern-day crocodiles, Mandasuchus tanyauchen was an archosaur — the lineage of reptiles that include dinosaurs, crocodiles and birds.

Sat, 2018-04-21

The Pleistocene Park project is aiming to rebuild a lost Ice Age ecosystem in Siberia, and its directors, the father-and-son team of Sergey and Nikita...

Sat, 2018-04-21

The dinosaurs have become extinct and we’ve all introduced about them. Probably you have heard several theories about extinction and even, in the form of story or fact.

Tue, 2018-04-17

A fossil slab discovered in Kansas 70 years ago and twice misidentified -- first as a green alga and then as a cephalopod -- has been reinterpreted as the preserved remains of a large cartilaginous fish, the group that includes sharks and rays. Researchers now...

Wed, 2018-04-18

Paleontologists believe that all non-avian dinosaurs were wiped out when a giant asteroid or comet collided with...

Tue, 2018-04-17

A guide to all the dinosaurs that have ever been discovered in Wales.

Mon, 2018-04-16

The Trump administration's move to reduce the size of Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent jeopardizes future research and excavation in one of the densest fossil troves in the world, according to scientists who work in the region...

Sat, 2018-04-14

New research by a team of scientists from the University of Exeter and elsewhere offers an illuminating insight into iridescent colors found on the earliest known lepidopterans, which lived on our planet 200 million years ago (...

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