Paleontologists

Wed, 2018-07-11

Paleontology is experiencing a golden age, with a new dinosaur species discovered every 10 days on average. Those inspired by the film Jurassic Park as...

Tue, 2018-07-10

According to a study published in the journal Science, the earliest New World dogs were not domesticated from North American wolves; instead, they form a lineage that likely...

Wed, 2018-07-11

An international team of researchers from Australia, Japan, the United States and Belgium has successfully extracted bright pink biological pigments from 1.1-billion-year-old marine sedimentary rocks of the Taoudeni Basin in Mauritania, West Africa....

Wed, 2018-07-11

These so-called lessemsaurids lived roughly 237 million to 201 million years ago in present-day Argentina, roughly 47 million years before...

Wed, 2018-07-11

They are the biggest animals to have walked the Earth, with some weighing as much as a Space Shuttle.

Sun, 2017-10-22

How much do you really know about this horned, frilled behemoth, other than that its plastic model looks cool posed next to your scale-model...

Wed, 2018-07-04

What would happen if we found ourselves sharing a planet with T. rex, velociraptors, and other creatures that had been extinct for tens of millions of years?

Sat, 2018-06-30

This bird skull Ichthyornis adds new dates for when key features of modern birds appeared....

Sat, 2018-06-30

A new book journeys through cetaceans’ past, present and future.

Fri, 2018-06-29

Tens of millions of years ago, after most land-roaming dinosaurs died out in the Cretaceous Period, a hodgepodge of ancient animals started to fill the...

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