Paleontologists

Tue, 2020-02-04

A new study from Harvard University and the Field Museum of Natural History sheds light on how and when changes in the spine happened in mammal evolution. The research reveals how a combination of developmental changes and adaptive pressures in the spines of...

Sun, 2020-02-02

Utah State Parks reported that a 6-foot, 7-inch humerus bone belonging to a rare 30-ton Brachiosaurus was unearthed at a site in the...

Sat, 2020-02-01

A new study has found dinosaur footprints in sandstone embedded between fossilized lava dating back 183 million years in southern Africa. During this time in the early...

Sat, 2020-02-01

Kentucky's Mammoth Cave National Park is a long way from the ocean, but newly discovered fossils suggest the area was once teeming with...

Fri, 2020-01-31

Thanks to films about the king of the dinosaurs like “Jurassic Park and its endless sequels, the...

Fri, 2020-01-31

Evidence of agile, carnivorous two-legged dinosaurs known as noasaurids have been found across the now dispersed land masses that once formed the ancient southern supercontinent of...

Thu, 2020-01-30

During a trip to Mammoth Cave National Park in November, paleontologist John-Paul Hodnett was stunned.

Tue, 2020-01-28

A tooth embedded in a squid fossil tells a story of a battle at sea with the flying reptile.

Sat, 2020-01-25

A remarkable new species of meat-eating dinosaur has been unveiled at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Paleontologists unearthed the first specimen in early 1990s in Dinosaur National Monument in northeastern Utah. The huge carnivore inhabited the flood plains...

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