Paleontologists

Mon, 2018-06-18

25 years ago, on June 11, 1993, Jurassic Park premiered in theaters across the United States. The film was indomitable from release, its...

Tue, 2018-06-19

Over 300 dinosaur footprints from seven species, including the same species of the dinosaur named "Blue" in the film, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, were found in a village in East China's Shandong Province.

Sat, 2018-06-16

In a paper published this week in the journal Scientific Reports, paleontologists have described an extinct genus and species of frog, Electrorana limoae,...

Sat, 2018-06-16

Researchers discovered the remains of a new species of dinosaur, which lived 85 million years ago in what is now Mexico’s Coahuila state.

Thu, 2018-06-14

This is the first time this kind of interaction between ticks and spiders has been documented in the fossil record. Even though ticks aren't a typical staple of spider diets, spiders can occasionally prey on ticks in modern ecosystems.

Thu, 2018-06-14

You wander a museum, glance at some dinosaur bones and think that one skull looks a little funny. You’ve discovered a new species.

Thu, 2018-06-14

Acantholipan is a genus of Late Cretaceous herbivorous nodosaurid dinosaur from Mexico...

Thu, 2018-06-14

The fossilized teeth of the elephant family that lived about 2 million years ago and were found in Iran. A rare find, made in the province of Ardabil in the northwest of the Islamic Republic.

Tue, 2018-06-12

Featherwing beetles are some of the smallest insects out there—and one researcher managed to spot an ancient specimen in a 99-million-year-old chunk of amber. Just half a millimeter long, this...

Tue, 2018-06-12

Brasilestes stardusti is the name given to the oldest known mammal found in Brazil. It lived in what is now the northwest of São Paulo State at the end of the...

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