Paleontologists have actually found a Jurassic fossil tail, which could be the missing out on web link in the family tree of crocodiles.
"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."
The discovery of Llanocetus denticrenatus — an ancient whale species that swam in Antarctic waters 34 million years ago, during a...
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.
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.
The discovery of a 475-million-year-old trilobite exoskeleton in Tennessee recently is a glimpse into an ancient past....
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.
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.
When adults think about dinosaurs, we tend to go straight to the marquee names—the T. rex and...
Utah State Parks is asking for help to stop vandalism of dinosaur tracks at Red Fleet State Parks.