Paleontologists

Fri, 2019-09-13

An analysis of the skull biomechanics of Simosthenurus occidentalis, a species of giant short-faced kangaroo that persisted...

Fri, 2019-09-13

Researchers say the impact of the giant asteroid had triggered massive tsunamis and led to wildfires that were thousands of miles away.

Sat, 2019-09-14

An incomplete crocodile skull found near the city of Altdorf in Bavaria, southern Germany, in the 1770s has been recognized as Mystriosaurus laurillardi, which lived in tropical waters during the...

Thu, 2019-09-05

Their discovery, named Kwanasaurus williamparkeri, is a small “dinosauromorph” that existed in Colorado over 200 million years ago. It is the oldest known dinosaur relative to have lived in Colorado.

Tue, 2019-09-10

It was a normal day in the age of dinosaurs, until it suddenly and vehemently wasn’t. A giant asteroid traveling at about 15 miles per second slammed into Earth, producing an explosion...

Tue, 2019-09-10

A new fossil discovery in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia shows that some dinosaurs nested in colonies. 15 nests and 50 eggs, all similar in size and shape and unusually well-preserved, were found coated in the same distinct sediment layer, meaning they could be...

Tue, 2019-09-10

Researchers help confirm what has always been hypothesized by examining an impact crater off the Gulf of Mexico.

Sat, 2019-09-07

The newly-identified dinosaur, named Kamuysaurus japonicus, lived some 72 million years ago (Cretaceous period).

Fri, 2019-09-06

T. rex had two large holes — called the ...

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