Exploring Prehistoric Life

Sat, 2018-05-12

The discovery of Llanocetus denticrenatus — an ancient whale species that swam in Antarctic waters 34 million years ago, during a...

Fri, 2018-05-11

Crescent Junction on I-70 east of Green River is the place to turn south to Moab. Just three miles east is the sleepy little town of Thompson Springs — a place to stage a great ATV adventure.

Thu, 2018-05-10

Paleontologists have recently discovered the biggest pterosaur jawbone ever found, indicating the existence of a previously unknown flying reptile that lived in what is now Romania.

Thu, 2018-05-10

Burke Museum and University of Washington paleontologists discovered more than 100 fossils on an 11-week expedition to Antarctica, according to a Burke Museum news release.

Sun, 2016-05-15

There is arguably no dinosaur on dinosaur conflict that is more depicted and sensationalized then Tyrannosaurus vs...

Mon, 2018-05-07

The discovery of a 475-million-year-old trilobite exoskeleton in Tennessee recently is a glimpse into an ancient past....

Tue, 2018-05-08

After 25 years of collecting fossils at a Pennsylvania site, scientists at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University now have a much better picture of an ancient, extinct 12-foot fish and the world in which it lived.

Tue, 2018-05-08

It's unclear how the animal died, but its body fell to the bottom of the lake, where it lay buried for about 16,000 years — that is, until this past fall, when landscapers in Utah unexpectedly unearthed the horse's remains in their backyard.

Sun, 2018-05-06

An 11-year-old girl from Tennessee stumbled upon a rare fossil that was 475 million years old.

Sat, 2018-05-05

On the Philippines’ northern island of Luzon, researchers have made an exciting find: stone tools and bones from a butchered rhinoceros that date to 709,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years before modern humans evolved.

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