Paleontologists

Sat, 2021-09-25

Spicomellus afer lived in what is now Morocco during the Middle Jurassic period, some 168 million years ago.

Tue, 2021-09-21

Paleontologists have unearthed and described the fragmentary fossilized remains of a non-pterodactyloid pterosaur in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile.

Sat, 2021-09-18

A new species of the extinct genus Vishnuonyx has been identified from the 11.4-million-year-old lower jaw found at the Upper Miocene site of Hammerschmiede in the...

Sat, 2021-09-18

Paleontologists have discovered tracks and trackways of newborns, calves and juveniles attributed to straight-tusked elephants (Palaeoloxodon antiquus) at the...

Fri, 2021-09-17

Kairuku waewaeroa roamed Earth during the Oligocene Epoch, between 27 and 35 million years ago.

Wed, 2021-09-15

Using recovered DNA to “genetically resurrect” an extinct species — the central idea behind the Jurassic Park films — may be moving closer to reality with the creation this week of a new company that aims to bring back woolly mammoths thousands of years...

Wed, 2021-09-15

About 66 million years ago, a massive asteroid crashed into Earth near the site of the small town of Chicxulub in what is now...

Tue, 2021-09-14

Paleontologists have described a new species of kiwi that lived during the mid-Pleistocene Epoch on the North Island of New Zealand....

Sat, 2021-09-11

Paleontologists have described in detail for the first time the scaly skin of Carnotaurus sastrei, an abelisaurid theropod that lived in South...

Thu, 2021-09-09

Paleontologists have described the largest Cambrian hurdiid radiodont known so far, named Titanokorys gainesi...

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