Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

Tue, 2019-12-03

Ancient Australia’s super-sized animals, the megafauna, became extinct about 42,000 years ago, but the role of humans in...

Wed, 2019-12-04

Six new species of dragonflies that lived about 50 million years ago (early Eocene epoch) have been identified from fossils found in the Okanagan Highlands, an...

Fri, 2019-11-29

University of Bristol’s Professor Philip Donoghue, Dr. Zongjun Yin from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology and colleagues focused on the fossils of Caveasphaera, a multicellular organism that lived 609 million years...

Sun, 2019-11-17

Life for dinosaurs living at the South Pole wouldn't have been easy. Sure, it wasn't the icy hellscape it is today, but the long, dark winters still would have been frosty. Now, we have a better idea of how at least some of these animals stayed warm....

Thu, 2019-11-14

Paleontologists have discovered the fossilized feathers of dinosaurs and birds that lived 118 million years ago (Early Cretaceous period) in polar environment...

Wed, 2019-11-13

Since Charles Darwin, insect pollination was thought to be a key contributor to the Cretaceous rise of flowering plants (angiosperms). Both insects and flowering plants were common during the mid-...

Sat, 2019-11-02

During the Tertiary period, a span of time that began after the dinosaurs went extinct and ended about 2.6 million years ago, a land bridge called Beringia connected what are today Siberia and Alaska.

Fri, 2019-11-01

The vast number of dinosaur footprints in Alaska reveal that high latitude hadrosaurs preferred tidally influenced habitats, according to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Texas.

Thu, 2019-10-31

The end-Triassic mass extinction occurred 201.51 million years ago and resulted in the demise of some 76% of all marine and land...

Fri, 2019-10-25

Scientists now have the best picture yet of how life on land recovered in the first million years after the age of dinosaurs, with the help of a surprising trove of thousands of fossils unearthed in Colorado, a new study finds.

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