Paleontologists

Sat, 2021-04-24

Paleontologists have unearthed the 67,000-year-old fossilized remains from three extinct species of giant cloud rats in several caves on the Philippine island of Luzon.

Sat, 2021-04-24

Flying “Wing Lizards” with necks as long as a giraffe’s and a fearsome predator not named T rex. are among five fascinating dinosaur findings.

Thu, 2021-04-22

Tyrannosaurs — theropod dinosaurs that lived in what is now North America and Asia between 100 and 66 million years ago (...

Tue, 2021-04-20

Ferocious tyrannosaur dinosaurs may not have been solitary predators as long envisioned, but more like social carnivores such as wolves, new research unveiled Monday found.

Tue, 2021-04-20

Studies of ancient mammal remains reveal how the planet’s biggest extinction event played out on land and in the sea.

Wed, 2021-04-21

Scientists have reconstructed the genomes of the extinct giant short-faced bear (Arctodus simus) and the ...

Thu, 2021-04-22

Chilean paleontologists announced Monday the discovery of a new species of giant dinosaurs called Arackar licanantay.

Mon, 2021-04-19

A research study sheds new light upon an ongoing debate among conservation biologists: whether we should conserve sets of endangered species, or whether we should preserve ecosystem functioning, that is, the processes inherent to ecosystems, including those that...

Sat, 2021-04-17

A team of researchers from several institutions dubbed a 6.7-foot-long shark that lived 300 million years ago “Godzilla Shark” after discovering a fossilized skeleton in the Manzano Mountains about 30 miles southwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Sat, 2021-04-17

An international team of paleontologists has discovered a 5.7-cm-long stegosaur footprint in Xinjiang province, China.

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