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Category: Natural World | Posted on 6-21-2021 | 2 comments
A fish once thought to have died out in prehistoric times is continuing to throw up surprises for scientists.
Category: Ancient Mysteries | Posted on 6-18-2021 | 0 comments
A bizarre deep-sea species of brittle star is the sole survivor of 180 million years of time and evolution.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 2-12-2021 | 6 comments
New evidence has cast doubt on the idea that the coelacanth hasn't changed at all in millions of years.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 4-26-2020 | 1 comment
Scientists have identified a region of Africa that was once dominated by a wide variety of predatory dinosaurs.
Category: Cryptozoology | Posted on 11-18-2019 | 26 comments
The award-winning actor shared his views on a number of cryptozoological mysteries during a recent interview.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 4-20-2013 | 15 comments
Referred to as a 'living fossil', the coelacanth has barely changed at all in over 300 million years.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 8-29-2010 | 7 comments
The last known surviving egg of the extinct dodo could be sent away for DNA testing to confirm its prevalence.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 8-2-2007 | 12 comments
An extremely rare "living fossil" caught by a fisherman in Indonesia is being examined by scientists.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 5-22-2007 | 12 comments
An Indonesian fisherman hooked a rare coelacanth, a species once thought as extinct as dinosaurs, and briefly kept the "living fossil" alive in a quarantined po...
Category: Natural World | Posted on 1-9-2006 | 3 comments
After surviving for millions of years, the coelacanth is threatened by commercial fishing fleets.