Exploring Prehistoric Life
Scientists probing a prehistoric crocodile group’s shadowy past have discovered a timeless truth – pore over anyone’s family tree long enough, and something surprising will emerge.
It dates back 50 million years, so this group may be twice as old as previously assumed.
Paleontologists in Argentina have discovered what they say is one of the oldest-known fossils of the ground sloth Megatherium.
Paleontologists have found that Brindabellaspis stensioi, a species of long-beaked placoderm fish that lived...
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered a fossil of the earliest starfish-like animal, which helps us understand the origins of the nimble-armed creature.
The giant dinosaur Spinosaurus acted like modern herons or storks, taking fish and other aquatic...
Paleontologists have identified a new fossil genus and species of primitive praying mantis from fore- and hind-wing imprints discovered in Labrador, Canada.
Paleontologists in Italy have discovered an assemblage of fossil footprints left by an Early Triassic archosauriform.
A new genus and species of caimanine alligatorid being named Chinatichampsus wilsonorum has been discovered by a team of paleontologists from Virginia Tech, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Iowa.
A bizarre new genus and species of mosasaur with teeth unlike those of any known reptile has been identified from fossils found in Morocco.