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Sat, 2018-02-24

Steven Spielberg looks back on why he was "furious" when he was in the latter stages of making Jurassic Park.

Fri, 2018-02-23

Four months before "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" hits theaters, Universal Pictures has announced plans Wednesday for a third installment in the rebooted dinosaur franchise.

Fri, 2018-02-23

With the second film, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, still four months away, Universal just set a June 11, 2021 release date for the third film in the franchise.

Fri, 2018-02-23

The mechanics of a dinosaur’s massive body can be hard to understand because scientists cannot watch them in motion, but birds are helping to solve the mystery that cannot be unraveled with fossils alone.

Fri, 2018-02-23

Ankylosaurs are odd-looking, even by dinosaur standards: They’re squat and fat, with armored backs and, usually, tail...

Wed, 2018-02-28

Named Trachemys haugrudi, the ancient reptile was a fairly small turtle, not more than 10 inches (25 cm) in total shell length, smaller than the extant red-eared slider turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans)....

Fri, 2018-03-09

Megalodon (Carcharocles megalodon), meaning "big tooth," is a pecies of shark that lived approximately 23 to 2.6 million years ago...

Wed, 2018-03-07

The tiny fossil of a juvenile enantiornithe bird from the Early Cretaceous La Huérguina Formation of Spain is helping pa...

Sun, 2018-02-18

Lurking in the ancient tropical ferns and shrubs of the Naples Botanical Garden, a nearly 8-foot-tall Utahraptor growled and hissed, with its menacing, curved talons and a coat of feathers made of synthetic hair....

Sat, 2018-02-17

Fossilized footprints from an iguana-like reptile provide what could be the earliest evidence of a lizard running on two legs.