Paleontologists

Fri, 2021-03-19

Powerful and squat Stegosaurs are now one of the most recognizable dinosaurs: they are easily identified by the spines on the tail and the bony...

Thu, 2021-03-18

Hirmoneura messelense, a newly described species of nemestrinid fly that lived approximately 47.5 million years ago (Eocene Epoch),...

Wed, 2021-03-17

Paleontologists from the United States and China have examined the middle ear bones (ossicles) of Vilevolodon diplomylos, a gliding ...

Wed, 2021-03-17

The deep ice at Camp Century in northwestern Greenland entirely melted at least once within the last million years and was covered with vegetation, including moss and perhaps trees, according to a paper...

Tue, 2021-03-16

A new genus and species of aristonectine elasmosaurid plesiosaur has been described from a partial skeleton found in central Chile.

Tue, 2021-03-16

Sauropods were previously thought to have had their heyday in the Late Jurassic period. Recent fossil evidence says it was probably much earlier than that....

Sat, 2021-03-13

Paleontologists from Canada, the United States and South Africa have unearthed the fossilized remains of larval and juvenile forms of four lamprey species that lived during the...

Fri, 2021-03-12

Comparison of fossil bone tissue allows more reliable assignment to individuals.

Thu, 2021-03-11

Paleontologists in China have discovered what they say is the first non-avialan dinosaur fossil known to preserve an adult skeleton atop an egg clutch that contains embryonic remains.

Tue, 2021-03-09

Evolutionary arms races between marine animals overhauled ocean ecosystems on scales similar to the mass extinctions triggered...

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