Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

Fri, 2018-12-21

The cataclysmic Chicxulub impact roughly 66 million years ago spawned a tsunami that produced wave heights of several meters in distant waters, new simulations suggest....

Fri, 2018-09-28

A paper published on Spetember 2018, reports that a recent fossil discovery in Central Utah is changing what researchers know about the emergence of large flowering trees both here in the Mountain West, and around the world.

Tue, 2017-01-24

Some of these massive beasts are familiar in form but enormous in size, while others are strange hybrids of modern-day animals.

Wed, 2018-08-22

The last of the non-avian dinosaurs disappeared from our fragile planet around 65 million years ago. And an asteroid did it, right?

Sat, 2018-08-18

A study published in the journal Current Biology described a new mid-Cretaceous (99-million-year-old) boganiid beetle with specialized pollen feeding...

Tue, 2018-08-14

New research suggests that soft-bodied organisms called Ediacarans may have been related to an animal of the Cambrian period...

Sat, 2018-08-11

According to a new paper in the journal Palaeontology, for the first time it has been discovered that an organism from the Precambrian...

Sat, 2018-08-11

Corals may have teamed up with the microscopic algae which live inside them as much as 160 million years ago, according to new research.

Thu, 2018-08-09

These strange life forms dominated Earth’s seas half a billion years ago, and scientists have long struggled to figure out whether they’re algae, fungi, or even an entirely different kingdom of life...

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