#Paleontology

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Meet Galagadon, an ancient shark with funny teeth | Cosmos

Researchers report another important addition to the fossil record. Nick Carne reports.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Your 'Fat-Toothed' Relative May Not Make It for Thanksgiving. He Vanished from Earth 300 Million Years Ago.

A reptile with an impressive back sail that lived 300 million years ago is more closely related to humans than it is to dinosaurs.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Kepodactylus - Pteros

The only specimen of this large Jurassic pterosaur was found with a skeleton of Stegosaurus.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Dickinsonia Is the Oldest Known Animal, Steroids Show - The Atlantic

Scientists have finally confirmed that a weird ribbed oval called Dickinsonia is an animal.

Pets & Animals | Animals

500 million-year-old claw-faced sea monster was a killing machine | Fox News

if you could dip your head into the oceans of Earth as they appeared 500 million years ago, you might see what looked like a spiny, disembodied claw cruising through the depths while trying to stuff an unfortunate piece of prey into its circular, fang-fil

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Fossil find of 33-million-year-old sea lilies in outback WA challenges major palaeontology theory - ABC News (Australian

The discovery of hundreds of perfect little star fossils in a dusty riverbed near Exmouth in north-west WA rewrites the species' history book by millions of years.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Exclusive: Dinosaur-Era Bird Found in Burmese Amber

The 99-million-year-old animal is the most complete bird fossil yet known to science from the amber deposits of Myanmar.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Strange New Pterosaur Species Found in Transylvania

Move over, Dracula: A new flying reptile fossil adds to the unusual population of large pterosaurs that once stalked Romania.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Globetrotting flying reptile found in Texas | Earth Archives

Scientists have long speculated that pterosaurs, the first backboned animals to take flight, were able to cross the world's continents by air. Now, fossils

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

New dinosaurs are being discovered in record numbers, and it’s changing everything we thought we knew – BGR

Every kid grows up loving dinosaurs. As we grow older we listen to science teachers explain how dinosaurs lived and died, we watch documentaries about the age when reptiles ruled the land, and by the time we reach adulthood most of us like to think we hav

Science & Technology | Paleontology

A new small-bodied ornithopod (Dinosauria, Ornithischia) from a deep, high-energy Early Cretaceous river of the Australi

A new small-bodied ornithopod dinosaur, Diluvicursor pickeringi, gen. et sp. nov., is named from the lower Albian of the Eumeralla Formation in southeastern Australia and helps shed new light on the anatomy and diversity of Gondwanan ornithopods. Comprisi

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Newly named Australian dino was turkey-sized and tough | Cosmos

A vegetarian from Victoria adds to an expanding roster of new Australian dinosaurs discovered in the past few years. John Pickrell reports.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Chinese 'rainbow dinosaur' had iridescent feathers like hummingbirds

There's not a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. There's an iridescent dinosaur.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Here’s how big the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park would be in real life

Jack Horner — the paleontologist who's served as technical advisor on all of the Jurassic Park...

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

'Extinct' No Longer? Brontosaurus May Make a Comeback

The Brontosaurus is back. Because A. excelsus was famously first known as Brontosaurus until 1903, the species would revert back to that original name and become Brontosaurus once again. It's a proposal that excites some paleontologists and leaves ot

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Rolling Stones' Sir Mick Jagger has a swamp creature named after him! Is Anyone Surprised?

HE may not have had the moves like Jagger, but this newly-discovered ancient swamp creature certainly had lips like Sir Mick.