Paleontologists

Tue, 2020-06-02

Named Wightia declivirostris, it belongs to Tapejaridae, a bizarre group of small- to medium-sized pterosaurs with wingspans of up to 4 m.

Sat, 2020-05-30

An analysis of the fossilized vertebrate remains from the Jurassic Mygatt-Moore Quarry in Colorado has revealed the bones of a theropod dinosaur called Allosaurus...

Wed, 2020-05-27

A clear picture is emerging of why the asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago was so catastrophic.

Wed, 2020-05-20

Palaeontologists have found the fossils of a new megaraptor in Patagonia, in the south of Argentina.

Wed, 2020-05-20

Skeleton high on a London museum wall -- mostly ignored for a century -- spurs a study finding that the creatures swam in seas from England to Russia to the Arctic, Baylor University researcher says.

Tue, 2020-05-19

Paleontologists in Australia have found a fossilized vertebra from an elaphrosaurine theropod dinosaur that walked the Earth 110 million years ago (Cretaceous...

Sat, 2020-05-16

In the age of giant reptiles, sauropods were the biggest of all. Long-tailed, long-necked species like Diplodocus and...

Fri, 2020-05-15

Non-avian theropod dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus rex relied less on speed, more on energy-saving, according to a...

Fri, 2020-05-15

A team of paleontologists from Australia and the UK has found fullerene-like structures in Cretaceous-period crinoids, marine animals related to starfish, sea...

Thu, 2020-05-14

Fossil footprints discovered nearly 80 years ago in a sandstone quarry at Berowra have been identified as the traces of a four-legged animal swimming in a river nearly a quarter of a billion years ago.

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