Paleontologists

Sat, 2019-08-17

The team of palaeontologists, led by Dr Peter Vrsansky of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and made up of experts from Slovakia, China, Germany and Singapore, found evidence of the virus in now-extinct predatory cockroaches preserved in...

Fri, 2019-08-16

Psittacosaurus was a genus of extinct dinosaur living in Asia between 126 and 101 million years ago. Over the decades, hundreds of specimens have been...

Fri, 2019-08-16

The fossilized bones of a large-sized penguin species that lived during the Paleocene Epoch (between 66 and 56 million years ago) have been discovered in New...

Thu, 2019-08-15

The Clevosaurus hadropondon is a newly discovered reptile species from the Triassic Period that was found in the Brazilian state of...

Wed, 2019-08-14

An international team of subsurface explorers from the University of Adelaide in Australia and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland have uncovered a previously undescribed 'Jurassic World' of around 100 ancient volcanoes buried deep within the Cooper-Eromanga...

Tue, 2019-08-13

Paleontologists have discovered a 360-million-year-old (Devonian Period) fossilized forest of lycopsid trees near Xinhang in China...

Sat, 2019-08-10

According to researches, the eggs found in these nests come most likely from the “duck-billed dinosaur” Telmatosaurus transsylvanicus...

Mon, 2019-08-12

Perhaps the most amazing thing about fossils is that they don’t just show us what extinct animals looked like, they can also reveal how those animals lived. Even a fossilised dinosaur egg can provide a wealth of clues about its parents’ behaviour....

Wed, 2019-08-07

The newly-identified dinosaur species, named Ngwevu intloko, lived between 191 and 201 million years ago (Early Jurassic period)...

Thu, 2019-08-08

An international group of paleontologists has found two incomplete bones from an ancient parrot with a mass of 7 kg, double that of the heaviest known parrot, the kakapo (Strigops habroptila...

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