Exploring Prehistoric Life

Wed, 2020-09-30

Dr. David Unwin from the University of Leicester and University of Portsmouth’s Professor Dave Martill believe Mesozoic flying reptiles called pterosaurs had a relatively smooth skin without any covering.

Sun, 2020-09-27

In June 2013, a group of researchers from the Catalan Paleontology Institute received a call from a group of people in the Coll de Nargó region of Spain, a tiny town in the Pyrenees of Lleida, notorious for the number of fossil remains of dinosaurs. The scientists...

Sat, 2020-09-26

Its neck was three times as long as its torso, but had only 13 extremely elongated vertebrae: Tanystropheus, a...

Fri, 2020-09-25

New specimens from Ice Age of China provide clues to origin of pack-hunting in modern wolves.

Fri, 2020-09-25

Scientists have unearthed the remains of Jurassic sea predators resembling killer whales in the world's driest desert in Chile.

Thu, 2020-09-24

Gnathomortis stadtmani, the only species of the newly-described mosasaur genus, swam in the seas of North America between 79 and 81 million years ago (...

Thu, 2020-09-17

The Carnian Pluvial Episode, a major climate change event that occurred around 234 to 232 million years ago (Late...

Thu, 2020-09-17

In another fascinating snapshot from deep time, an international team of paleontologists has reported the discovery of specimens of a minuscule crustacean that dates back to the...

Mon, 2020-09-14

Overlooked fossil bones from Peace River region belong to ankylosaur from 95 million years ago

Sat, 2020-09-12

Separately at least one preserved carcass of a cave bear cub found on the mainland of Yakutia, with scientists hopeful of obtaining its DNA.