Paleontologists

Sun, 2020-02-09

This find is the region’s first occurrence of the mammal and expands the species’ distribution range.

Sat, 2020-02-08

Woolly mammoths (Mammuthus primigenius) were among the most abundant cold adapted species during the...

Sat, 2020-02-08

A group of international scientists led by a Chinese dinosaur expert on Friday announced the discovery of early Jurassic dinosaur footprint fossils in Hezhang...

Fri, 2020-02-07

Known as Dynamosuchus collisensis, the fossil was discovered in the dinosaur fossil hotbed of Agudo, in southern Brazil. It has been nicknamed the "T. rex of its time," according to researchers. The study has been published in the...

Wed, 2020-02-05

Scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have identified a new species of thalattosaur, a marine reptile that lived more than 200 million years ago.

Wed, 2020-02-05

When the dinosaur-killing asteroid hit the Earth about 66 million years ago, it wiped out 70 percent of all life on the...

Tue, 2020-02-04

A new study from Harvard University and the Field Museum of Natural History sheds light on how and when changes in the spine happened in mammal evolution. The research reveals how a combination of developmental changes and adaptive pressures in the spines of...

Sun, 2020-02-02

Utah State Parks reported that a 6-foot, 7-inch humerus bone belonging to a rare 30-ton Brachiosaurus was unearthed at a site in the...

Sat, 2020-02-01

A new study has found dinosaur footprints in sandstone embedded between fossilized lava dating back 183 million years in southern Africa. During this time in the early...

Sat, 2020-02-01

Kentucky's Mammoth Cave National Park is a long way from the ocean, but newly discovered fossils suggest the area was once teeming with...

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