Paleontology News

Sep 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Paleontologists Dr Rodney Scheetz of Brigham Young University’s Museum of Paleontology and Dr Terry Gates of North Carolina State University and North Carolina Museum of Natural Science have described a new species of hadrosaur from the Upper Cretaceous Neslen Formation of central Utah. Rhinorex condrupus attacked by a Cretaceous crocodile. Image credit: © Julius Csotonyi. The new hadrosaur, scientifically named Rhinorex condrupus, lived during...

Sep 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study of fossilized leaves of angiosperms (flowering plants excluding conifers) published in the journal PLoS Biology, the massive asteroid...

Sep 15, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Paleontologists from the United States and Egypt have described a new species of anthracothere that lived in Africa during Miocene, 19 million years ago,...

Sep 13, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international team of paleontologists has described a new species of flying reptile that lived in what is now China during the Cretaceous period, about...

Sep 12, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Newly-discovered 95-million-year-old fossils of the carnivorous dinosaur Spinosaurus aegyptiacus are the most compelling evidence to date of a dinosaur...

Sep 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Peruvian and European paleontologists have described a new fossil species of dolphin that lived in what is now Peru during the Miocene period, about 16...

Sep 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A group of paleontologists led by Dr Jin Meng of American Museum of Natural History has discovered three squirrel-like mammals that lived in what is now...

Sep 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Paleontologists have discovered a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur that lived during the middle of the Cretaceous period, about 100 million years...

Sep 4, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A multinational group of paleontologists has described a new titanosaurian dinosaur, named Dreadnoughtus schrani, from Upper Cretaceous sediments in southern...