Paleontologists

Sat, 2021-05-22

A new genus and species of side-necked turtle that lived 96 million years ago (Cenomanian age of the Late Cretaceous period) has been identified from the...

Tue, 2021-05-18

A fossilized squid-like cephalopod holds crustacean remains in its arm crown and, in turn, represents the remains of the meal of a predatory shark, according to a new study.

Sat, 2021-05-15

Ancient bones and teeth gleam under bright lights in the Melbourne Museum, surrounded by throngs of excited children — and more than one captivated adult.

Fri, 2021-05-14

Mosasaurs (family Mosasauridae) were specialized marine lizards that evolved and diversified during the Late...

Fri, 2021-05-14

The newly-discovered fossilized footprints were made by at least two mammalian species around 58 million years ago in a brackish water lagoon in what is now southern Wyoming, the United States, and may represent the earliest evidence of mammals gathering by the...

Thu, 2021-05-13

A new genus and species of horned (ceratopsid) dinosaur has been identified from an incomplete skeleton found in New Mexico, the United States.

Thu, 2021-05-13

Paleontologists have discovered what they say is the oldest macrofossil evidence of Paullinieae, a diverse group of tropical and subtropical climbing plants that belong to the soapberry family Sapindaceae.

Sat, 2021-05-08

Shuvuuia deserti, a species of alvarezsauroid dinosaur that lived during the Late ...

Fri, 2021-05-28

Colombia has a wealth of fossils, and geologists are leading the charge to both collect data and share ancient history with local communities.

Fri, 2021-05-07

Two detailed evaluations of the anatomy of inner ears and for some, scleral eye rings, from 124 extinct and 91 living species reveal new insights into the evolution of dinosaur sensory biology and behavior, including their ability to fly, hunt at night, and hear...

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