Paleontologists

Sat, 2020-12-05

A team of paleontologists from Australia and the United Kingdom has found that ancient deep-sea creatures called radiodonts developed sophisticated eyes over 500 million years ago (...

Thu, 2020-12-03

Unlike the ‘dime a dozen’ T. Rex, there are only a handful of near-complete...

Tue, 2020-12-01

When Victorian paleontologist Mary Anning walked along the limestone cliffs of southwest England 200 years ago, she...

Tue, 2020-12-01

The ‘Godfather of T. Rex’ who lived 230 million years ago and is the oldest relative of meat eating dinosaurs has been unearthed in Brazil...

Mon, 2020-11-30

Paleontologists are lucky to find complete sets of fossilised bones. Sometimes, they get even luckier, finding preserved impressions of delicate features like feathers. Beyond those clues, though, most of the biology of extinct species — their DNA, internal organs...

Sat, 2020-11-28

DINOSAUR fossils continue to be found all around the world, with a bombshell discovery in China throwing into question a new species' underwater capabilities.

Mon, 2020-12-28

Paleontologists in Madagascar have identified a new genus and species of enantiornithine bird that had a long and deep beak, a morphology that was previously unknown among...

Wed, 2020-11-25

Researchers have long known that the meat-eating Tyrannosaurus rex had a teenage growth spurt, gaining around 35 to 45 pounds per week, to reach its colossal size....

Fri, 2020-12-25

Paleontologists have found the fossilized remains of two Jurassic dinosaur species in Co. Antrim in Northern Ireland. These are the first dinosaur remains...

Tue, 2020-11-24

Paleontologists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and the University of Calgary in Canada have provided new proof of parallel evolution: conodonts, early vertebrates from the...

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