Paleontologists

Thu, 2019-06-20

Paleontologists have found two fossilized teeth of extinct cursorial hyenas (genus Chasmaporthetes) in the remote Old Crow River region in northern Yukon Territory, Canada.

Fri, 2019-06-21

In a new study published in the journal eLife, an international team of paleontologists looked for preserved collagen proteins and DNA in the fossilized bones of a horned dinosaur called...

Mon, 2019-06-17

A China-U.S. joint research team announced in Beijing that they had discovered four nearly 100-million-year old fossilized dinosaur footprints in eastern China's Jiangsu Province.

Sat, 2019-06-15

Paleontologists have unearthed fossils of a giant trilobite species that inhabited Australian waters approximately 500 million years ago (...

Fri, 2019-06-14

The discovery of juvenile specimens of the duck-billed dinosaur Prosaurolophus maximus greatly improves our understanding of the growth and life cycle of hadrosaurs, according to new research out of the University of Calgary’s ...

Thu, 2019-06-13

Take T. rex, for example: How did the animal find food, through sharp sight, great hearing or a keen sense of smell? The nose...

Sat, 2019-06-15

A 40,000-year-old wolf's head was discovered in northern Russia — with its ears, fangs, brain and tongue perfectly intact in the permafrost. Scientists believe the beast from the Ice Age belonged to a now-extinct subspecies of wolf that lived during the same era...

Thu, 2019-06-13

Pterosaurs were winged flying reptiles that lived at the same time as dinosaurs, between 210 million and 65 million years ago. Previously, they were...

Tue, 2019-06-11

Fossil hunters have pieced together the remains of an enormous sea creature which is being labeled a real-life Loch Ness monster.

Mon, 2019-06-10

Feathers are not simply the domain of birds, nor did they arise solely for flight. New research on China's rich fossil record suggests instead that these structures arose 100 million years before birds, and maybe even before dinosaurs themselves....

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