The world's largest gathering of snakes looks like a slithering sea

Imagine your worst nightmare. And then imagine your living room filled with thousands and thousands and thousands of snakes. That's what it's like at the Narcisse Snake Dens in Manitoba, Canada. It's the largest concentration of snakes in the world. It basically looks like an ocean of snakes. » 6/26/14 9:00pm 6/26/14 9:00pm

A Nine-Year-Old Girl Got a New Ancient Flying Reptile Species Named…

When Daisy Morris was four years old, she found fossilized bones of a previously undiscovered species of the flying reptile beast pterosaur. Now, at nine years young, scientists have decided to name the reptile, which lived during the same time period as dinosaurs, after Daisy. It's called Vectidraco daisymorrisae.… » 3/21/13 10:00pm 3/21/13 10:00pm

Scientists Have Discovered An Ancient Lizard That Lived with the…

Yale scientists have discovered an ancient, small, insect-eating lizard in the badlands of Montana and have named it Obamadon, after President Obama. The lizard, which is less than a foot long and had "elaborate teeth with three cusps on each tooth and a slender jaw", existed 65 million years ago. » 12/10/12 10:00pm 12/10/12 10:00pm

Ancient Car-Sized Turtles Hung Out with Titanoboas

Scientists recently discovered a fossilized turtle so big, its shell could be mistaken for a boat. If you were to stand it up, is 5 foot 7 inches, just shorter than the average American male. That's just the shell. Its skull is about the size of a football and was equipped with massive jaws that allowed it to eat… » 5/17/12 8:20pm 5/17/12 8:20pm

Three-Story Tall Crocodiles Once Swallowed Human Beings

I have an irrational fear, wait scratch that, I have a completely rational fear of alligators and crocodiles. They're scaly dinosaurs that chomp with the power of two thousand warlords and were put on this Earth to kill us. And they were even worse two to four million years ago because they were three stories tall. » 5/17/12 5:40pm 5/17/12 5:40pm