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Tue, 2020-06-30

Thylacosmilus atrox, an extinct marsupial that roamed South America between 9 and 3 million years ago (...

Tue, 2020-06-30

While its legacy can (and will) be talked about for another 27 years, there's still plenty to be gleaned from a high-definition re-watch. Spielberg's attention to detail was peerless at the time, and the number of incredible odes, refe...

Sat, 2020-06-27

Paleontologists have identified a giant wombat-like marsupial that lived 25 million years ago (Oligocene Epoch) in what is now...

Sat, 2020-06-27

If you’ve ever walked around a museum and explored a dinosaur exhibit, you’ve probably seen a drawing, painting, or illustration of those peculiar beasts that lived millions of years ago. Sometimes, it’s a sketch of the full skeleton of a...

Fri, 2020-06-26

No travel itinerary is complete without a visit to one of the natural history museums dotted around the globe. From fossils to fungi and climatology to paleontology, these galleries cover it all.

Fri, 2020-06-26

The Chengjiang biota in the Yunnan Province of China contains one of the most species-rich and well-preserved fossiliferous deposits for the early...

Fri, 2020-06-26

When most of us think of dinosaurs, we envision large, lumbering beasts, but these giants shared their ecosystems with much smaller dinosaurs, the smaller skeletons of which were generally less likely to be preserved. The fossilized eg...

Wed, 2020-06-24

Dinosaur fossils worth millions of dollars unearthed on a Montana ranch belong to the owners of the land's surface rights, not the owners of the mineral rights, a U.S. appeals court ruled.

Wed, 2020-06-24

An international team of geologists has found the first direct evidence that volcanic eru...

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