Palaeontologists have uncovered what is being hailed as the UK's largest ever ichthyosaur fossil.
An unhatched dinosaur resembling a 17-day-old chicken embryo has been discovered by palaeontologists.
Palaeontologists have announced the discovery of a truly gigantic millipede on a beach in England.
Scientists take a closer look at a set of 3.6 million-year-old footprints discovered in Northern Tanzania.
Strange tracks left by giant sauropod dinosaurs have been leaving experts scratching their heads.
A new study has shown that some Ice Age mammals survived much longer than previously thought.
Tracks left by an ancient human ancestor in what is now Crete could be much older than previously believed.
The microscopic specimen was found trapped inside a lump of amber dating back to the Miocene epoch.
Palaeontologists have identified two predatory species of dinosaur that roamed what is now the Isle of Wight.
Archaeologists have identified what are now thought to be the oldest footprints ever found on the continent.
Even the fiercest dinosaurs may have wagged their tails back and forth when running and walking.
The fossil remains of a particularly unusual species of prehistoric whale have been unearthed in Egypt.
Scientists have identified a mammoth that roamed a distance equivalent to circling the entire planet twice.
Scientists in China have discovered a fossil skull belonging to what could be a totally new human species.
Named 'Nesher Ramla Homo', this previously unknown species of human walked the Earth 120,000 years ago.
Weighing the equivalent of four elephants, Paraceratherium linxiaense was an absolute monster.
A new study has indicated that the largest shark that ever lived may have been even bigger than we thought.
An absolutely gargantuan dinosaur - the largest ever found in Australia - has been unearthed in Queensland.
Archaeologists have unearthed a child who was buried at Panga ya Saidi cave almost 80,000 years ago.
It's arguably the world's most famous dinosaur, but just how many of these notorious carnivores were there ?