Paleontology News

Jul 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Scientists from Germany and the United Kingdom have used exceptionally preserved fossils of Palaeocharinus – a prehistoric spider that lived during the Devonian period, about 410 million years ago – to create the video showing the most likely walking gait of the animal. This image shows 3D reconstruction of Palaeocharinus sp., an arachnid that lived about 410 million years ago. Image credit: Jason Dunlop. Dr Jason Dunlop of the Museum...

Jul 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Paleontologists have discovered fossil remains of two previously unknown mammals that lived in what is now British Columbia in Canada during the early...

Jul 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

“Jurassic Britain was a ‘dinosaur paradise’ with more than 100 different species described in the scientific literature to date,” sys to Dean Lomax,...

Jul 8, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

Pelagornis sandersi – a newly discovered extinct species of bird that lived in what is now North America about 28 million years ago – is the largest...

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...

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...