This Fossil Shark Had Teeth Resembling a Spaceship

Scientists are surprised after the discovery of a 67 million years old shark. Here is why this ancient shark is so famous right now. Let’s start with the name: it has received... Read more »

65 Million-Year-Old Fossils Uncovered By Saskatchewan Scientists

Scientists at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum had a busy summer. Together with students and volunteers, they looked for dinosaur traces, and their work was not in vain. They found a skull of... Read more »

Weird Fossil Turtle With No Shell Sheds Light On The Turtle Evolution

What makes a turtle a turtle? Its shell and its beak, of course! But paleontologists were impressed when they looked at a fossil turtle which was missing one of its usual traits... Read more »

Man Finds 25-Million-Year-Old Teeth Of a Rare Shark

Phil Mullaly is a fossil enthusiast who had no idea that walking on the beach will end with a magnificent discovery. He was walking along Jan Juc, a fossil site in South... Read more »

Prepare to Rethink How Ancient Animals’ Colors Looked: New Kind of Pigment Found in Fossil

Paleontologists at the University College Cork and the University of Bristol have discovered the pigment melanin in fossil, making scientists reconsider the colors of ancient birds, reptiles, and dinosaurs. So far, studies... Read more »

3 Million Years Ago, Toddlers Could Walk Upright and Climb Trees

Scientists have reanalyzed fossils of a three-million-year-old toddler of an early hominid species called Australopithecus afarensis. They realized that the children could walk on two feet and climb trees. The discovery is... Read more »

Paleontologists Discover ‘Monstrous’ Sabre-Toothed Fossils from Russia: The Early Evolution of Mammals

Paleontologists have analyzed two fossils that have been found in Russia, discovering two new species of predatory creatures that had giant sabre teeth. These animals are prehistoric, belonging to a group called... Read more »