Exploring Prehistoric Life

Thu, 2020-10-29

Paleontologists have described new fossils of pelagornithid birds from the middle Eocene Submeseta Formation on Seymour Island, Antarctica.

Wed, 2020-10-28

Large tidal ranges from the Late Silurian to the Late Devonian period (420 to 380 million years ago) could have fostered both the...

Tue, 2020-10-27

A new genus and species of elasmosaurid plesiosaur has been identified by an international team of paleontologists led by Dr....

Tue, 2020-10-27

Amber fossils are like a time capsule, preserving the three-dimensional structure of animals, plants, and other prehistoric items...

Fri, 2020-10-23

Millions of years ago, several species of crocodiles of different genera and characteristics inhabited Europe and sometimes even coexisted. But among all these species, it was thought unlikely that crocodiles of the genus Crocodylus, of African origin, had ever...

Fri, 2020-10-23

A new genus and species of dsungaripterid pterosaur that lived during the Early Cretaceous period has been identified from the incomplete lower jaws found in...

Wed, 2020-10-21

The end-Permian mass extinction, also known as the Permian-Triassic extinction event and the Great Dying, is the largest mass extinction event in...

Mon, 2020-10-19

But a strong hint for this sudden origin of warm-bloodedness in both synapsids and archosaurs at exactly the time of the...

Mon, 2020-10-19

The Fossil Birds of the Jehol Biota have caused an international stir amongst palaeontologists. The Jehol outcrops of northeastern China has unearthed some of the most important...

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