Exploring Prehistoric Life

Wed, 2018-06-20

Scientists from China, United States and Australia have discovered over 300 dinosaur footprints in a village in Shandong Province in east China, providing the first evidence of social habits among one family of feathered dinosaurs.

Wed, 2018-06-20

Paleontologists have discovered the remarkable fossil of a bizarre armored fish with a long, paddle-like beak resembling that of a platypus.

Tue, 2018-06-19

Extinction events are critical to the history of life on Earth. Although everyone knows about the one that killed the dinosaurs...

Tue, 2018-06-19

Dr. Jack Horner, the celebrated paleontologist who has served as the scientific consultant on all four Jurassic Park...

Thu, 2018-06-21

When you think of dinosaurs, do you still imagine giant gray scaly beasts that went extinct? Get ready to have your mind blown.

Wed, 2018-06-20

Ancient sea creature discovered, named for President Obama.

Mon, 2018-06-18

25 years ago, on June 11, 1993, Jurassic Park premiered in theaters across the United States. The film was indomitable from release, its...

Tue, 2018-06-19

Over 300 dinosaur footprints from seven species, including the same species of the dinosaur named "Blue" in the film, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, were found in a village in East China's Shandong Province.

Sat, 2018-06-16

In a paper published this week in the journal Scientific Reports, paleontologists have described an extinct genus and species of frog, Electrorana limoae,...

Thu, 2018-06-14

This is the first time this kind of interaction between ticks and spiders has been documented in the fossil record. Even though ticks aren't a typical staple of spider diets, spiders can occasionally prey on ticks in modern ecosystems.