Paleontologists

Fri, 2020-03-06

Ancient marine creatures once believed to have been mere ‘bit players’ in the fossil record have now found fame.

Wed, 2020-03-04

Heat up those cloning machines! Jurassic Park is one step closer to becoming a reality because scientists recently discovered a sample of extremely well...

Thu, 2020-03-05

Dubbed Uintan paraortygid, the ancient bird lived some 44 million years ago during the Eocene Epoch....

Tue, 2020-03-03

With our deepest regrets to the Jurassic Park franchise, DNA does not preserve well, and no genetic data has ever been recovered for dinosaurs...

Wed, 2020-03-04

In the 1980s, paleontologists found a dinosaur nesting ground with dozens of nestlings in northern Montana and identified them as ...

Sat, 2020-02-29

The left forelimb of an anole lizard (genus Anolis) has been found perfectly preserved in a piece of Miocene-Epoch amber from the Dominican Republic.

Sat, 2020-02-29

An enigmatic worm-like animal called Facivermis yunnanicus lost lower limbs for tube-dwelling lifestyle, according to ...

Thu, 2020-02-27

Paleontologists in Brazil have found thin bands of fossil gum — the first occurrence in the fossil record — inside 110-million-year-old (Cretaceous period)...

Thu, 2020-02-27

All other cave-dwelling animals originate from the current Cenozoic Era, beginning 66 million years ago when three quarters of plant and...

Tue, 2020-02-25

A new genus and species of hairy cicada that lived around 100 million years ago (Cretaceous period) has been identified from a fossilized wing found in Canada...

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