Welcome to Paleontology World
No front page content has been created yet.
Colorado’s rich fossil presence harkens back to an age when dinosaurs roamed long-gone waterways and the shores of an ancient sea found along what is now the Front Range. Here are a few spots around the Centennial State...
They lived on the Earth about 166-168 million years ago, in the Middle Jurassic.
In a new study published in the journal Communications Biology, an international team of researchers radiocarbon-dated an ...
Who's bothered about flying a plane when you can hop on a T. Rex?
A new fossil study from Stanford University shows extinction was unexpectedly common among smaller sea creatures in the deep past.
The discovery of a new species of prehistoric reptile from Germany is reported in Scientific Reports. The anatomical features of the species, named Vellbergia bartholomaei, add to our understanding of t...
An ambitious game with a legendarily bad control system.
One hundred million years ago, a bee got trapped in tree resin. Over time, geological forces converted the resin to amber. Now a scientist arrives on the scene, to tell us this bee’s story.
On view for over a century, a fossil slab may display evidence of tropical freezing during the Jurassic, but scientists never noticed it—until one finally did. Some colleagues are not convinced.