The bone is actually the thigh bone of a long-extinct aquatic herbivore belonging to the genus Paleoparadoxia. The hippo-like creature isn’t nearly as old as the dinosaurs, but it might be just as interesting.
To learn more from fossils they find in nature, paleontologists are trying to create their own.
A combined team of paleontologists which included members from the University of Bristol and the University College Cork has made a breakthrough discovery regarding new sources of melanin.
Lingwulong shenqi, which lived approximately 174 million years ago (Middle Jurassic period), is the earliest known example of a type...
A fossilized dinosaur foot believed to be the largest in the world has been unearthed in Weston County, Wyoming, the United States.
The new science of paleocolour is shining a light into what dinosaurs looked like and how they lived.
The fossil of the earliest-known giant dinosaur has been unearthed in Argentina. The discovery comes as somewhat of a...
The fossilized remains of an embryonic-to-hatchling snake have been found preserved in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar (also known as Burma).
Akainacephalus johnsoni lived approximately 76 million years ago and was 13-16 feet (4-5 m) long and 3.5 feet (1-1.5 m) tall at the hips.
Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve is one of Alaska’s least-visited parks, according to National Park Service statistics.