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Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 9-13-2018 | 10 comments
The elephant bird, along with some of Madagascar's other megafauna, went extinct around 1,000 years ago.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 8-28-2018 | 5 comments
A new study has determined how a volcanic eruption 205 million years ago wiped out 90 percent of all life on Earth.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 8-23-2018 | 12 comments
In some species, the key to success may be more about 'survival of the laziest' than 'survival of the fittest'.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 8-10-2018 | 4 comments
A new study has revealed that coral reefs have been around for far longer than previously realized.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 7-20-2018 | 2 comments
With its armored plating and bony protrusions, this impressive dinosaur was well protected from predators.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 7-3-2018 | 47 comments
Climate change is not a new thing, as evidenced by global warming that occurred over 500 million years ago.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 6-22-2018 | 7 comments
The remains of an extinct species of ape have been found inside a 2,300-year-old burial chamber.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 5-28-2018 | 4 comments
Up to a dozen islands off the far north coast of Queensland have now been closed to the public.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 5-26-2018 | 5 comments
According to a new study, only a few select bird species survived the asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs.
Category: Extraterrestrial | Posted on 5-18-2018 | 168 comments
A bizarre new theory proposes that octopus embryos arrived on Earth on a comet millions of years ago.