Paleontologists

Sat, 2018-05-12

"99 out of a 100 times you’re going to find a fish. And then sometimes you get a little insect or a leaf, something that gives you a little surprise. But to find a mammal," Hebdon said, "it’s crazy rare to even have them out here."

Sat, 2018-05-12

The discovery of Llanocetus denticrenatus — an ancient whale species that swam in Antarctic waters 34 million years ago, during a...

Thu, 2018-05-10

Paleontologists have recently discovered the biggest pterosaur jawbone ever found, indicating the existence of a previously unknown flying reptile that lived in what is now Romania.

Thu, 2018-05-10

Burke Museum and University of Washington paleontologists discovered more than 100 fossils on an 11-week expedition to Antarctica, according to a Burke Museum news release.

Mon, 2018-05-07

The discovery of a 475-million-year-old trilobite exoskeleton in Tennessee recently is a glimpse into an ancient past....

Tue, 2018-05-08

After 25 years of collecting fossils at a Pennsylvania site, scientists at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University now have a much better picture of an ancient, extinct 12-foot fish and the world in which it lived.

Tue, 2018-05-08

It's unclear how the animal died, but its body fell to the bottom of the lake, where it lay buried for about 16,000 years — that is, until this past fall, when landscapers in Utah unexpectedly unearthed the horse's remains in their backyard.

Wed, 2018-05-09

When adults think about dinosaurs, we tend to go straight to the marquee names—the T. rex and...

Sat, 2018-05-05

Utah State Parks is asking for help to stop vandalism of dinosaur tracks at Red Fleet State Parks.

Sat, 2018-05-05

The world's oldest fossil plant, a six-cm-long stem that is 432 million years old, was a part of the collections in the Prague-seated National Museum's (NM) depositories for 150 years before being uncovered by contemporary experts, the NM told CTK on Thursday....

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