Exploring Prehistoric Life

Fri, 2018-03-09

Megalodon (Carcharocles megalodon), meaning "big tooth," is a pecies of shark that lived approximately 23 to 2.6 million years ago (mya), during the...

Wed, 2018-03-07

The tiny fossil of a juvenile enantiornithe bird from the Early Cretaceous La Huérguina Formation of Spain is helping paleontologists understand how...

Sat, 2018-02-17

Fossilized footprints from an iguana-like reptile provide what could be the earliest evidence of a lizard running on two legs.

Sat, 2018-02-17

“It was only in about 1998 that the first dinosaurs with feathers, apart from Archaeopteryx, were discovered in China. Since then we’ve had about 20 different dinosaurs with feathers, which almost show a perfect gradation from dinosaurs, which are only just a...

Fri, 2018-03-09

A new study shows how a group of ancient reptiles called captorhinids could detach their tails to avoid predation.

Thu, 2018-02-22

Around 90 million years ago, eastern and western North America were isolated from each other by a salty sea, creating two landmasses: Appalachia and...

Wed, 2018-02-21

Everything we know about dinosaurs is connected to fossil records and, if the last decade is anything to go by, all of that could...

Fri, 2018-02-23

Paleontologists from Lisbon’s Universidade Nova have found the first placodont fossils in Portugal, they have announced.

Wed, 2018-02-14
His work brings to our understanding of the human condition. Following are 10 reasons why you should celebrate Darwin Day.

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