Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

Tue, 2019-12-31

Lush green forests grew on Ellesmere and Axel Heiberg islands of the Canadian High Arctic 56 million years ago (Paleocene-...

Tue, 2019-12-24

Let's face it, dinosaurs enjoyed their rule of the roost on Earth for an epic length of time and were, as Jurassic Park's ...

Tue, 2019-12-24

New 96-million-year old turtles from Texas connect North America with Asia and the Southern Hemisphere, suggesting vast intercontinental migrations during this time.

Fri, 2019-12-20

Paleontologists have unearthed the extensive root system of 386-million-year-old (Devonian period) primitive trees in a sandstone...

Tue, 2019-09-10

The Age of the Dinosaurs came to an abrupt, chaotic, and terrible end. 

Tue, 2019-12-10

Sea lilies are more formally known as crinoids, but they've earned their nickname—they really do look like flowers growing at the bottom of the ocean. They...

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....

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