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 »

Scientists Discover Remains of Elephant-sized Plant-Eater that Lived 200 Million Years Ago

It’s a long-held belief that only dinosaurs were the herbivores in the past, but scientists have just discovered a new kind of animal that might challenge this notion. They found the remains... Read more »

558 Million Years Ago, This Weird Animal Lived On Earth

Paleontologists have analyzed a mysterious fossil species called Dickinsonia and realized that they were looking at the earliest animal ever known to live on Earth. They concluded in a study published this... 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 »

Rewriting the History of Long-Necked Dinosaurs: ‘Amazing Dragon’ Fossils Uncovered

Northwestern China had fossils hidden under the ground, which made scientists rethink the evolution of long-necked dinosaurs – the largest animals that roamed the Earth. On 24 July, scientists announced that they... 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 »

New Dinosaur Species Uncovered: It’s the Oldest-Known Giant Dinosaur

Every discovery of dinosaur remains sheds new light on their evolution, but this discovery in Argentina could alter the way paleontologists see the entire evolution of dinosaurs. After analyzing and examining all... 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 »

Scientists Analyzed The Oldest Lizards Fossil and Found the Evolutionary ‘Missing Link’ of Squamates

A new study on a small fossilized creature which was discovered in the Alps, Italy suggests that it belongs to a lizard called Megachirella. The tiny lizard was the size of a... Read more »

How Did Birds Survive the Asteroid That Killed All Dinosaurs 66 Million Years Ago?

The Cretaceous period was coming to an end almost 66 million years ago when an asteroid as huge as Mount Everest crashed into the Earth. Landing in the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico, it... Read more »