Nowadays, the most diverse species of crocodile are found in northern South America and Southeast Asia: As many as six species of alligator and four
A scientist has discovered an ancient extinct creature with 'scissor hand-like' claws in fossil records and has named it in honour of his favourite movie
A university study into the incubation behavior of modern birds is shedding new light on the type of parental care carried out by their long
An international team of scientists have revealed a new species of ichthyosaur (a dolphin-like marine reptile from the age of dinosaurs) from Iraq, which revolutionises
Scientists have named a new species of bone-headed dinosaur (pachycephalosaur) from Alberta, Canada.Acrotholus audeti (Ack-RHO-tho-LUS) was identified from both recently discovered and historically collected fossils.
What Happened to Dinosaurs' Predecessors After Earth's Largest Extinction 252 Million Years Ago?
Credit : Royal Veterinary College Research published on 24 April 2013 from The Royal Veterinary College, in the journal Nature, uses realistic three-dimensional computer models
An unusual fossil fish that has fins behind its anus could have implications for human evolution according to a scientist at The University of Manchester.
A 190-million-year-old dinosaur bonebed near the city of Lufeng, in Yunnan, China has revealed for the first time how dinosaur embryos grew and developed in
Placodonts were among the first marine reptiles. With their trademark crushing teeth, they fed on shellfish and crustaceans.
A catastrophic mass extinction of birds in the Pacific Islands followed the arrival of the first people
More than 200 million years ago, a massive extinction decimated 76 percent of marine and terrestrial species, marking the end of the Triassic period and
Christopher Cameron of the University of Montreal’s Department of Biological Sciences and his colleagues have unearthed a major scientific discovery - a strange phallus-shaped creature
A study headed by the Miquel Crusafont Catalan Palaeontology Institute has for the first time documented detailed records of dinosaur egg fossils in the Coll
University of Florida paleontologists have discovered remarkably well-preserved fossils of two crocodilians and a mammal previously unknown to science during recent Panama Canal excavations that
DNA analysis finds 33,000-year old dog ancestor was more related to modern dogs than wolves
A South Dakota School of Mines & Technology assistant professor and his team have discovered a new species of herbivorous dinosaur and today published the
Until now, all fossils found of this extremely early soft-bodied animal featured heads covered by a wide shell or 'carapace', obscuring underlying contents from detailed
Using CAT scans and making 3-D virtual reconstructions of the jaws of the ancient fish Helicoprion, Idaho State University researchers have solved some of the
CSIC has conducted the reconstruction in 3D of this organ on the basis of the fossilized remains of its skull
A University of Alberta researcher’s examination of fossilized dinosaur tail bones has led to a breakthrough finding: some feathered dinosaurs used tail plumage to attract