Exploring Prehistoric Life

Fri, 2017-10-27

The skull and tail bones of the 152 million-year-old fossilized skeleton of the ichthyosaur, found for the first time in India, are missing.

Fri, 2017-10-27

Two fossils help provide new insight into the mysterious, and extinct, scimitar cat.

Sun, 2017-10-22

Scientists have discovered a fossil of  a new species of Coelacanth fish in the Swiss Alps.

Sun, 2017-10-22

Chinese researchers have found a fossilized nest containing a new type of dinosaur egg, according to Anhui Geological Museum Friday.

Thu, 2017-10-19

How big was the biggest dinosaur?

Thu, 2017-10-19

This new type of condor was baptized as Pampagyps imperator.

Thu, 2017-10-19

The extremely well-preserved hatchling of Tasbacka danica was collected in 2008 from within a limestone concretion in the Ejerslev Mo-clay pit on the Isle of Mors, Denmark.

Thu, 2017-10-19

Paleontologists have discovered a new species of extinct hyaenodont in Tanzania. The fossil offers new insights into the disappearance of hyaenodonts — once Africa’s top predator — during the Paleogene.

Sat, 2017-10-14

Ancient whales had extremely sharp predator teeth similar to lions

Sat, 2017-10-14

Total darkness lasted two years, and in the absence of sunlight, plants wither when photosynthesis cannot occur.

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