Paleontologists

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...

Tue, 2018-06-12

 The ground beneath your feet is not one solid mass. It has layers, like the layers of an onion, on its outer crust. These layers build up over time. Dust settles, and organisms die and turn to mud.

Mon, 2018-06-11

Paleontologists slowly peeling back the earth from a dry river bed to the east of Athens have discovered the remains of prehistoric mammals that once roamed the region some 7.2 million years ago.

Sat, 2018-06-09

Fossils of two amphibians that lived within the Antarctic circle 360 million years ago are forcing scientists to rethink the origins of land vertebrates, including where these pioneers first appeared and the climatic conditions that spawned them....

Sun, 2018-06-10

Paleontologists have analyzed two fossils that have been found in Russia, discovering two new species of predatory creatures that had giant sabre teeth.

Fri, 2018-06-08

Five years after it was discovered in Wyoming, the bones of the creature - it still has no name - have been sold at auction to a private art collector for $2.36 million on Monday, exhuming a debate that is at once economic, political and ethical....

Wed, 2018-06-13

The oldest known animal ‘footprints’ on Earth, left by bilaterian animals with paired appendages about 545 million years ago, have been discovered in the Yangtze Gorges area of South China.

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