Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

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.

Fri, 2019-10-04

Researchers have found exceptionally preserved organic matter inside samples of rock from the 3.5-billion-year-old Dresser Formation in the Pilbara region of Western Australia....

Thu, 2019-10-03

An ancient desert covered in sand dunes as far as the eye could see, where dinosaurs and small mammals once roamed, may have been the real Jurassic Park. Today, the Navajo Sandstone, as it’s called, is known for the beautiful red and tan sandstones that grace many...

Tue, 2019-10-01

A team of scientists have revealed that after the devastation caused by a mass extinction event on Earth 66 million years ago, the plankton at the base of the ocean ecosystem were disrupted for nearly two million years. It then took a further eight million years...

Wed, 2019-09-25

The Mediterranean region is one of the most geographically complex on Earth, and geologists from the University of Utrecht, Netherlands, discovered the region has been hiding a big secret — a lost continent the size of Greenland that disappeared under Southern...

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