Exploring Prehistoric Life

Tue, 2018-04-10

Scientists from the University of Bristol have re-examined the fossilised remains of a Triassic reptile, currently housed in two separate collections on each...

Sat, 2018-04-07

The dinosaurs that reigned between 66 and 247 million years ago were massive — some even heavier the space shuttle Endeavour.

Sat, 2018-04-07

Takuya Konishi held up a fossil of a mosasaur, a ferocious marine reptile that lived alongside dinosaurs more than 65 million years ago.

Fri, 2018-04-13

The Stegosaurus has the smallest brain for its body size of any known dinosaur. Its body was the size of a...

Thu, 2018-04-05

Removed from Hell Creek during the 2017 field season, the material's now being cleaned and analyzed at the university. The big discovery was announced on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

Thu, 2018-04-05

Palaeontologists have discovered part of the skeleton of a 180 million-year-old pregnant ichthyosaur with the remains of between six and eight tiny embryos between its ribs.

Wed, 2018-04-04

According to a new study, Saniwa ensidens — an extinct monitor lizard that lived in what is now Wyoming 51-49 million years ago (Eocene...

Sun, 2018-04-01

When the dinosaur whose remains are in the fossil bed died, the Rocky Mountains were only halfway raised and hadn't yet reached what would someday be Montana.

Sat, 2018-03-31

Paleontologists excavating in Montana’s famous Hell Creek Formation have uncovered the score of a lifetime—one of the most preserved and complete juvenile ...

Fri, 2018-03-30

But the pair of oval-shaped fossils unveiled Thursday at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences date back 97 million years, eggs from a feathered dinosaur that stood tall as a rooftop.

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