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 »

11-Year Old Girl Finds 475-Million-Year-Old Trilobite Fossil While Strolling By the Lake

An 11-year-old girl, Ryleigh Taylor was lucky to find an ancient fossil when she was strolling by Douglas Lake. She was walking on the banks of the lake and she saw something... Read more »