Paleontologists

Fri, 2020-04-10

There were two early monkey lineages in South America, not one. One lineage became the adorable platyrrhini and one went extinct.

Thu, 2020-04-09

A newly discovered reptile that lived 250 million years ago even before the dinosaurs has been named after a Lord of the Rings character.

Sun, 2020-04-05

Have you ever been caught on the spot? You know the act I want to say. I mean when someone visits you and your partner during a beautiful moment of physical activity … If you have, you know how traumatic it can be, so imagine the difficult situation of these two...

Tue, 2020-04-07

Dubbed Afrotapejara zouhrii, the newly-discovered flying reptile lived approximately 100 million years ago (Cretaceous period...

Fri, 2020-04-03

Researchers from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have found a new species of sandgrouse in six to nine million-year-old rocks in Gansu Province in western China.

Fri, 2020-04-03

The oldest known animals and plants preserved in amber from Southern Gondwana are reported in Scientific Reports....

Thu, 2020-04-02

Genetic information from an 800.000-year-old human fossil has been retrieved for the first time. The results from the University of Copenhagen shed light on one of the branching points in the human family tree, reaching much further back in time than previously possible...

Fri, 2020-03-27

Paleontologists have uncovered the remains of three species of fish-eating toothed pterosaurs in the Cretaceous-period Kem Kem beds of Morocco....

Sat, 2020-03-28

While huge dinosaur skeletons sure look impressive towering over us in museums, there’s only so much we can learn from dusty old bones. But occasionally more striking specimens turn up bearing skin or feathers, encased in gemstones, and even preserving traces of...

Wed, 2020-03-25

Ikaria wariootia, a wormlike creature that lived more than 555 million years ago (Ediacaran period) in what is now...

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