Exploring Prehistoric Life

Sun, 2017-08-06

Pliosaurus is a genus of thalassophonean pliosaurid known from the Kimmeridgian and Tithonian stages (Late...

Sat, 2017-08-05

Kronosaurus is a genus of short-necked pliosaur.

Thu, 2017-08-03

Paleontologists have discovered fossils of a 2-m-long lobster-like animal that lived in the seas of what is now Morocco during the early Ordovician period...

Thu, 2017-08-03

Major extinction events are nothing new for the planet, but species are now dying out at an...

Thu, 2017-08-03

...it was difficult to visualize what the complete skull would have looked like in life.

Sun, 2017-07-30

There are only about 600 extant crinoid species...

Sun, 2017-07-30

Fossils of fragile female scale insects are extremely rare.

Tue, 2017-07-25

Postosuchus is a genus of rauisuchid reptiles comprising two species, P. kirkpatricki and P. alisonae, that lived in what is now North America during the Late...

Wed, 2017-07-05

Eurypterids, often informally referred to as sea scorpions, are a group of arthropods that form the order Eurypterida. The earliest known eurypterids date to the Darriwilian stage of the...

Tue, 2017-06-20

Therapsida is a group of synapsids that includes mammals and their ancestors.