Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

Mon, 2019-09-23

The cataclysmic asteroid impact off Mexico’s coast that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was not the only time an astronomical event shaped the history of life on Earth.

Fri, 2019-09-13

Researchers say the impact of the giant asteroid had triggered massive tsunamis and led to wildfires that were thousands of miles away.

Tue, 2019-09-10

Researchers help confirm what has always been hypothesized by examining an impact crater off the Gulf of Mexico.

Wed, 2019-09-04

A new study found that extreme changes in the atmosphere were responsible for almost 100 percent of life on Earth being killed more than 2 billion years ago.

Wed, 2019-08-14

An international team of subsurface explorers from the University of Adelaide in Australia and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland have uncovered a previously undescribed 'Jurassic World' of around 100 ancient volcanoes buried deep within the Cooper-Eromanga...

Tue, 2019-08-13

Paleontologists have discovered a 360-million-year-old (Devonian Period) fossilized forest of lycopsid trees near Xinhang in China...

Tue, 2019-08-06

A team of paleontologists led by McGill University uncovered fossil plants in eastern Canada that have produced the first quantifiable evidence of the region’s climate during the ...

Fri, 2019-07-19

The 165-million-year-old fossil of Microdocodon gracilis, a tiny, shrew-like animal, shows the earliest example of modern hyoid bones in mammal evolution.

Tue, 2019-07-09

The Sahara might seem like one of Earth’s most lifeless regions today, but its fossils show it was once a vast seaway filled with giant fish and some of the largest sea snakes the planet has ever seen.

Sat, 2019-06-29

Mass extinctions hurt land plants, but DNA shows that some fungus/plant combo organisms rose up.