Paleontologists

Thu, 2020-09-17

In another fascinating snapshot from deep time, an international team of paleontologists has reported the discovery of specimens of a minuscule crustacean that dates back to the...

Wed, 2020-09-16

Many of us have been wondering what that viral dinosaur TikTok means--here's the viral video explained. Genuine tears well up in the eyes of Eliza Petersen in her ...

Wed, 2020-09-16

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China, one in Argentina and one in Belgium has identified the fossilized remains of two previously unknown dinosaurs in China. In their paper published in the journal Peerj, the group...

Mon, 2020-09-14

Overlooked fossil bones from Peace River region belong to ankylosaur from 95 million years ago

Sat, 2020-09-12

Separately at least one preserved carcass of a cave bear cub found on the mainland of Yakutia, with scientists hopeful of obtaining its DNA.

Sat, 2020-09-12

Discovery might help explain why the species went extinct

Sat, 2020-09-12

Paleontologists have examined the fossilized remains of a previously unknown species of eurypterid (sea scorpion) and found direct evidence that these...

Thu, 2020-09-10

A new genus and species of small-bodied fossil ape that lived during the Middle Miocene epoch has been identified from a fossilized tooth found in Ramnagar, India. The discovery fills temporal, morphological, and biogeographic gaps in hominoid evolution and...

Tue, 2020-09-08

Paleontologists in Mongolia have found the fossilized remains of Minjinia turgenensis, a new genus and species of placoderm fish that lived 410 million years ago (Early...

Sat, 2020-09-05

A 16-m- (52.5-foot) long megalodon had a head 4.65 m (15.3 feet) long, a dorsal fin 1.62 m (5.3 feet) tall and a tail 3.85 m (9.4 feet) high, according to...

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