Paleontology News

Jul 7, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

 A new tracksite filled with hadrosaur footprints has been discovered in Denali National Park, Alaska, by a team of paleontologists led by Dr Yoshitsugu Kobayashi of Hokkaido University Museum, Japan. Footprint of an adult hadrosaur found at Denali National Park, Alaska. Image credit: Anthony R. Fiorillo et al. “This tracksite occurs in the Upper Cretaceous Cantwell Formation in the Alaska Range and it is the largest tracksite known from this far...

Jul 4, 2014 by Sci-News.com

German paleontologists led by Dr Oliver Rauhut of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany, have discovered a new specimen of Archaeopteryx...

Jul 1, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study led by paleontologist John Scannella of Montana State University provides a detailed look at shifts in the morphology of Triceratops –...

Jul 1, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study on the teeth of extinct sand tiger sharks Striatolamia macrota and Carcharias spp. has provided the first estimate of Eocene (50 million years...

Jun 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international group of paleontologists has described an aquatic larva of a prehistoric fly that lived in what is now Inner Mongolia, China, about 165...

Jun 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The exciting discovery of an extinct species of Tibetan fox adds more credence to the out-of-Tibet hypothesis, in which the Tibetan Plateau served as a...

Jun 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of paleontologists from Canada and the United States has discovered a new genus and species of horned, plant-eating dinosaur that lived during the...

Jun 18, 2014 by Natali Anderson

A new species of diminutive baleen whale that lived between 3.5 and 2.5 million years ago (Late Pliocene) has been described by U.S. paleontologists led...

Jun 13, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A newly discovered fossil fish named Megamastax amblyodus is the largest vertebrate known in the Silurian fossil record, says a group of paleontologists...