Welcome to Paleontology World

No front page content has been created yet.

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 anima...

Sat, 2019-11-16

Ross Geller was the “successful” one in his mismatched group of friends. The only one with an advanced degree, it’s assumed that Ross is the smartest of the group, and most likely the highest-paid. After all, a shiny Ph.D. general...

Thu, 2016-11-24

Scottish geologist, illustrator, and speculative zoologist Dougal Dixon has made his career dreaming up dozens of fictional creatures shaped by evolution gone bonkers. Here are 10 of his creations who seemingly escaped from the Dungeon...

Sat, 2019-11-16

Dubbed Fukuipteryx prima, it was the size of a pigeon and is one of the most primitive birds ever discovered.

Fri, 2019-11-15

Orangutans (genus Pongo) are the closest living relatives of ...

Fri, 2019-11-15

Paleontologists in Canada have found the fossil fragments from a new species of leptoceratopsid dinosaur that walked the Earth during the...

Thu, 2019-11-14

Paleontologists have discovered the fossilized feathers of dinosaurs and birds that lived 118 million years ago (Early Cretaceous per...

Wed, 2019-11-13

The existing notion that soft tissue architectures and native proteins can be preserved across geological time is controversial since methods of such preservation remain to be investigated and well-defined. In a new study, Elizabeth M....

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-...

Wed, 2019-11-13

A cache of 118 million-year-old fossilized dinosaur and bird feathers has been recovered from an ancient lake deposit that once lay beyond the southern polar circle.

Pages