Exploring Prehistoric Life

Sat, 2020-03-07

Researchers at the University of Bonn are investigating the conservation status of the reptile, which is up to 20 million years old.

Fri, 2020-03-06

Ancient marine creatures once believed to have been mere ‘bit players’ in the fossil record have now found fame.

Thu, 2020-03-05

Dubbed Uintan paraortygid, the ancient bird lived some 44 million years ago during the Eocene Epoch....

Wed, 2020-03-04

The surface of Earth was likely covered by a global ocean 3.24 billion years ago (Archean Eon), according to a new study published in the journal Nature Geoscience....

Sun, 2020-03-01

A new paper published by University of New South Wales (UNSW) researchers in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology said the lion was about the size of a house cat and roamed ancient Australia during the...

Sat, 2020-02-29

The left forelimb of an anole lizard (genus Anolis) has been found perfectly preserved in a piece of Miocene-Epoch amber from the Dominican Republic.

Sat, 2020-02-29

An enigmatic worm-like animal called Facivermis yunnanicus lost lower limbs for tube-dwelling lifestyle, according to ...

Thu, 2020-02-27

All other cave-dwelling animals originate from the current Cenozoic Era, beginning 66 million years ago when three quarters of plant and...

Wed, 2020-02-26

Paleontologists have discovered the microscopic fossilized remains of green seaweed near Dalian in the Liaoning province of northern China. The microfossils are approximately one billion years old. They represent a previously unknown species of green seaweed,...

Tue, 2020-02-25

A new genus and species of hairy cicada that lived around 100 million years ago (Cretaceous period) has been identified from a fossilized wing found in Canada...

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