Exploring Prehistoric Life

Tue, 2020-11-24

Paleontologists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and the University of Calgary in Canada have provided new proof of parallel evolution: conodonts, early vertebrates from the...

Sun, 2020-11-22

When and how did the first animals appear? Science has long sought an answer. Uppsala University researchers and colleagues in Denmark have now jointly found, in Greenland, embryo-like microfossils up to 570 million years old, revealing that organisms of this type...

Sat, 2020-11-21

Paleontologists in Morocco have found fossil fragments from a previously undescribed genus and species of symmoriiform shark that lived during the Late...

Thu, 2020-11-19

A new species of sandpiper has been identified from multiple Holocene fossil bones collected several decades ago on ...

Thu, 2020-11-19

Dinosaurs were doing well and could have continued to dominate Planet Earth if they had not been wiped out by an asteroid, new research has found....

Fri, 2020-11-13

Named Eomonachus belegaerensis, the marine creature was around 2.5 m (8.2 feet) in length and has a mass between 200 and 250 kg.

Thu, 2020-11-12

TRT World talks to Serdar Mayda, paleontologist, about the Mastodon remains that were recently unearthed in Canakkale’s Ezine district.

Thu, 2020-11-12

A new re-examination of fossil material housed in the Sedgwick Museum of Cambridge and the Booth Museum at Brighton has revealed the fossilized jaw fragments from a new...

Sat, 2020-11-07

Scientists probing a prehistoric crocodile group's shadowy past have discovered a timeless truth - pore over anyone's family tree long enough, and something surprising will emerge.

Sat, 2020-11-07

Published in the prestigious Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir Series, these landmark findings of over 350 fossils, will become a reference point for the origin of the horse, rhino, and tapir.