The tusk, belonging to an extinct Columbian mammoth, was found resting on the seafloor nearly 2 miles beneath the…
The skeletal remains of nearly 80 dinosaurs and 100 eggs were uncovered at a fossil site in Argentina.
Scientists are calling it a “once-in-a-generation” discovery.
The discovery suggests dinosaurs had surprisingly small geographic ranges. The question now is: why?
Structures resembling a nucleus and chromatin turned up in the fossilized cartilage of a turkey-like dinosaur.
Like a peacock with its dazzling plumage, this Cretaceous bird had fancy tail feathers that likely served to attract…
Dental cavities were surprisingly common among early primates living 54 million years ago.
For its time, Titanokorys gainesi was an absolute unit.
Meet T. alcoberi, a critter that lived over 200 million years ago.
Smugglers had cut the fossil into six pieces, but paleontologists have been able to reconstruct it.
Rhinos are barely hanging onto survival today, but over 100 species of these horned beasts roamed Earth in the past.
Paleontologists examined the braincases of two daspletosaurs and were surprised to find significant differences…
The animals are condylarths, extinct predecessors to modern-day ungulates like horses and rhinos.
Tube-like impressions found in Canadian rocks are further evidence that sponges were the first animals on Earth.
The two newly described species likely munched grasses in prehistoric Europe.
The conclusion is based on an analysis of over 1,600 dinosaur fossils.