Exploring Prehistoric Life

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.

Sat, 2020-09-12

Discovery might help explain why the species went extinct

Sat, 2020-09-12

Paleontologists have examined the fossilized remains of a previously unknown species of eurypterid (sea scorpion) and found direct evidence that these...

Thu, 2020-09-10

A new genus and species of small-bodied fossil ape that lived during the Middle Miocene epoch has been identified from a fossilized tooth found in Ramnagar, India. The discovery fills temporal, morphological, and biogeographic gaps in hominoid evolution and...

Tue, 2020-09-08

Paleontologists in Mongolia have found the fossilized remains of Minjinia turgenensis, a new genus and species of placoderm fish that lived 410 million years ago (Early...

Sat, 2020-09-05

A 16-m- (52.5-foot) long megalodon had a head 4.65 m (15.3 feet) long, a dorsal fin 1.62 m (5.3 feet) tall and a tail 3.85 m (9.4 feet) high, according to...

Fri, 2020-09-04

We will now take a closer look at the famous fossil organism Kimberella, which is a typical member of the Ediacara-type biota (Muscente et al...

Wed, 2020-09-02

New ancient DNA study finds that Northern mastodon populations were less genetically diverse and more vulnerable to...

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