Long bones, which are found in the limb of tetrapods, are not only important for locomotion and supporting the weight of the...
An ancient fossil of the bilby, Australia’s answer to the Easter rabbit, has been discovered at the Riversleigh World Heritage site in...
A portrait of prehistoric parenthood captured deep in the fossil record has been uncovered by an international team of scientists led by...
Millions of years ago, the coast of California was home to a species of porpoise distinguished from its living relatives by a...
A 70 million year old fossil found in the Late Cretaceous sediments of Alaska reveals a new small tyrannosaur.
A new dinosaur species found in Portugal may be the largest land predator discovered in Europe, as well as one of the...
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...
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