Mass strandings of whales have puzzled people since Aristotle. Modern-day strandings can be investigated and their causes, often human-related, identified.
A team of French and Swedish researchers present new fossil evidence for the origin of one of the most important and emotionally significant parts of our
Yoho National Park's 505-million-year-old Burgess Shale.
The first top predators to walk on land were not afraid to bite off more than they could chew.
Paleontologists has characterized a new dinosaur based on fossil remains
These unusual birds, only one species of which exists in South America today, originated in the Old World.
The discovery of well-preserved pelves and a partial pelvic fin from Tiktaalikroseae
Sauropods, the largest land animals in Earth's history, are still mightily puzzling the scientists.
Colour scheme of an extinct marine animal using fossilised skin pigment.
52 million years ago the giant coniferous evergreen tree known to botanists as Agathis thrived
Dinosaur fossils are exceptionally rare in the Arabian Peninsula.
Dinosaurs, provides unique insights into the role of mass extinction.
A 100-million-year old piece of amber has been discovered
Fossils discovered in Tunisia challenge several hypotheses.
Fossils can tell us lots about animals
Discovery of a new species of fossil horse
A rare, mummified specimen of the duck-billed dinosaur
About 65 million years ago, an asteroid or comet crashed into the Yucatán
Wasps, bees, ants and relatives comprise the megadiverse insect order Hymenoptera
Keratin-covered beaks had already evolved in groups of dinosaurs
Iron may play a role in preserving ancient tissues
A new species of carnivorous dinosaur