Exploring Prehistoric Life
Scientists have discovered a fossil of a new species of Coelacanth fish in the Swiss Alps.
Chinese researchers have found a fossilized nest containing a new type of dinosaur egg, according to Anhui Geological Museum Friday.
This new type of condor was baptized as Pampagyps imperator.
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.
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.
Ancient whales had extremely sharp predator teeth similar to lions
Total darkness lasted two years, and in the absence of sunlight, plants wither when photosynthesis cannot occur.
Predatory sea worms just aren’t as spiny as they used to be.
Paleontologists estimate that more than three-quarters of all species on Earth, including all non-avian dinosaurs, disappeared about 65 million years ago