Paleontologists

Thu, 2020-10-08

A new species of an ancient marine reptile evolved to strike terror into the hearts of the normally safe, fast-swimming fish has been identified by a team of University of Alberta researchers, shedding light on what it took to survive in highly competitive...

Thu, 2020-10-08

Paleontologists have discovered remarkable evidence of the sensory capabilities in the fossilized skin of a 155-million-year-old carnivorous dinosaur.

Sat, 2020-10-03

Scientists believe they have settled a dispute going back 159 years, by showing that the first fossil feather ever discovered belonged to a flying bird-like dinosaur called...

Tue, 2020-09-29

Paleontologists in Tasmania have unearthed the fossilized remains of a previously unknown species of the trilobite genus Gravicalymene and named it after Thomas Stewart Baker, the fourth actor to play the title character in the...

Sun, 2020-09-27

In June 2013, a group of researchers from the Catalan Paleontology Institute received a call from a group of people in the Coll de Nargó region of Spain, a tiny town in the Pyrenees of Lleida, notorious for the number of fossil remains of dinosaurs. The scientists...

Fri, 2020-09-25

New specimens from Ice Age of China provide clues to origin of pack-hunting in modern wolves.

Fri, 2020-09-25

Scientists have unearthed the remains of Jurassic sea predators resembling killer whales in the world's driest desert in Chile.

Thu, 2020-09-24

Gnathomortis stadtmani, the only species of the newly-described mosasaur genus, swam in the seas of North America between 79 and 81 million years ago (...

Fri, 2020-09-18

A new genus and species of an early ornithopod dinosaur has been identified from two nearly complete skeletons found in China’s Liaoning Province.

Thu, 2020-09-17

The Carnian Pluvial Episode, a major climate change event that occurred around 234 to 232 million years ago (Late...

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