Curiosities

Wed, 2021-03-03

Of all the prehistoric creatures that once filled the skies, you don’t get much bigger — or weirder — than the Quetzalcoatlus.

Wed, 2021-03-03

Neanderthals evolved the auditory capacities to support a vocal communication system as efficient as modern human speech, according to new research led by Universidad de Alcalá scientists.

Tue, 2021-03-02

Ninjatitan zapatai lived approximately 140 million years ago (Early Cretaceous period) in what is now Patagonia, Argentina.

Mon, 2021-03-01

The global extinction event that meant curtains for the dinosaurs was unlikely to have been triggered by an Earth-impacting comet fragment, several planetary scientists now argue. 

Sat, 2021-02-27

A new study using leading edge technology has shed surprising light on the ancient habitat where some of the first dinosaurs roamed in the UK around 200 million years ago.

Sat, 2021-02-27

Medium-size meat-eating dinosaurs are missing from the fossil record, and paleontologists think they've figured out why. 

Thu, 2021-02-25

Angie Tilker, a Page local wilderness guide, made a huge discovery two years ago this month while on the “Moon.”

Thu, 2021-02-25

SFU-led research team uncovers how fossil dragonfly relatives have been misclassified due to their striking similarity.

Tue, 2021-02-23

Paleontologists in Morocco have unearthed a crushed ossified lung of an enormous marine coelacanth that lived during the Late Cretaceous period, about 66...

Tue, 2021-02-23

In secret patches of the south-central Sahara, blankets of sand hide 20 tonnes of dinosaur bones.

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