Exploring Prehistoric Life

Sun, 2018-07-15

Almost a century after Roy Chapman Andrews led an expedition across the Gobi Desert and uncovered the first nest of dinosaur eggs ever found, Explorers Club Hong Kong employs NASA technologies to see what is left to discover.

Sat, 2018-07-14

In the deserts of Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district, paleontologists have stumbled upon nearly 47 million-year-old fossils of primitive whale, shark teeth, crocodilian teeth and turtle bones, which according to experts suggest that the area was under sea in the pre-...

Wed, 2018-07-18

Eocene Epoch, second of three major worldwide divisions of the Paleogene Period (66 million to 23 million years...

Wed, 2018-07-18

AT THE DAWN of the Paleogene—the beginning of the Cenozoic era—...

Thu, 2018-07-12

A bird that lived alongside dinosaurs may have used its beak to preen its feathers, as modern birds do. But it...

Fri, 2018-07-13

The findings of archaeologists lifted the veil of secrecy in the history of mankind.

Thu, 2018-07-12

A seemingly unremarkable fossil first collected on a Melbourne beach more than 60 years ago has turned out to be the oldest known evidence of the rare pygmy right whale.

Sat, 2018-07-07

Southeast Oregon’s Fossil Lake has attracted amateur fossil collectors and paleontologists since the l880s, but a recent discovery astounded University of Oregon scientists.

Tue, 2018-07-10

According to a study published in the journal Science, the earliest New World dogs were not domesticated from North American wolves; instead, they form a lineage that likely...

Wed, 2018-07-11

These so-called lessemsaurids lived roughly 237 million to 201 million years ago in present-day Argentina, roughly 47 million years before...