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Category: Natural World | Posted on 1-16-2017 | 16 comments
A prehistoric species of shrimp in Australia has been emerging from the ground recently due to heavy rain.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 1-8-2017 | 6 comments
Scientists have found a way to identify the DNA of our ancestors from prehistoric bone dust samples.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 12-29-2016 | 4 comments
A newly discovered species of seagull-like bird lived at a time when the Arctic was as warm as Florida.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 12-23-2016 | 4 comments
Some young meat-eating dinosaurs lost their teeth as they grew up and ended up becoming plant-eaters.
Category: Cryptozoology | Posted on 12-15-2016 | 17 comments
The teeth of the largest shark in history may have influenced portrayals of a mythological sea monster.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 12-8-2016 | 47 comments
The unprecedented 99 million-year-old specimen contains preserved bones, soft tissues and feathers.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 11-15-2016 | 14 comments
Palaeontologists have unearthed the fossil remains of a gigantic Cretaceous-era ocean predator.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 10-29-2016 | 4 comments
The discovery was made by fossil hunter Jamie Hiscocks who found the specimen on a beach near London.
Category: Bizarre | Posted on 10-26-2016 | 25 comments
Authorities were left shocked when a rock on display in a classroom turned out to be a lump of uranium.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 10-24-2016 | 4 comments
Dominant hand preference appears to date back to a time long before modern humans arrived on the scene.