Curiosities

Wed, 2021-03-24

Previously thought of as heavy, slow and sluggish, the 260-million-year-old predator, Anteosaurus, was a ferocious hunter-killer.

Sat, 2021-03-06

The rare fossil set has been valued in the tens of millions, and it's for good reasons.

Fri, 2021-03-05

The so-called Mount Holly mammoth (Mammuthus sp.) lived approximately 12,800 years ago in what is now ...

Thu, 2021-03-04

Scientists examined rock cores taken from the Chicxulub crater in Mexico, site of the asteroid impact that triggered dinosaur extinction, and found iridium, a telltale sign of asteroids....

Wed, 2021-03-03

Prehistoric heavyweights such as the Tyrannosaurus rex may have outcompeted their smaller rivals whilst in their teens, leaving medium-sized dinosaurs missing from the fossil...

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.

Pages