Exploring Prehistoric Life

Fri, 2017-09-29

If the Triceratops discovered at a Thornton construction site officially has you super stoked about dinosaurs, then you can get more of a fix via...

Tue, 2017-09-26

After its discovery in the mid-1990s, the Ichthyosaurus or “sea dragon” fossil is making headlines once more due to a surprising discovery: it was pregnant.

Tue, 2017-09-26

The fossil belongs to a new species of lobe-finned fish, named Hongyu chowi. It was about 1.5 metres long, and lived 370 to 360 million years ago.

Tue, 2017-09-26

Plesiosaurs are a group of extinct marine reptiles that roamed the vast seas of the...

Tue, 2017-09-26

Sometimes body armor just isn’t enough. A car-sized dinosaur covered in bony plates may have sported camo, too, a new study finds.

Mon, 2017-09-25

Trilobites are a group of extinct marine arthropods that form the class Trilobita.

Sat, 2017-09-23

According to a new study, bird biodiversity benefited from the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs approximately 66 million...

Fri, 2017-09-22

Scientists have revealed how an asexual worm that lived 18 million years ago has been cloning itself without sexual reproduction – solving a longstanding mystery.

Fri, 2017-09-22

Bird skulls and brains look like those of young dinosaurs, providing clues to their unique evolution and modern success.

Thu, 2017-09-21

Temnospondyls — a diverse group of extinct small-to-giant amphibians that flourished worldwide during the Carboniferous,...