For decades, fossil experts have been perplexed by a totally bizarre prehistoric creature.
The discovery that some plesiosaurs could have lived in freshwater has re-ignited the debate on Nessie.
Palaeontologists have unearthed the fossil of a giant winged reptile on Scotland's Isle of Skye.
Palaeontologists have uncovered what is being hailed as the UK's largest ever ichthyosaur fossil.
The fossil remains of a particularly unusual species of prehistoric whale have been unearthed in Egypt.
Scientists in China have discovered a fossil skull belonging to what could be a totally new human species.
A fish once thought to have died out in prehistoric times is continuing to throw up surprises for scientists.
Scientists have discovered an ancient symbiotic relationship off Japan that was long thought to be extinct.
Palaeontologists have unearthed the fossil remains of a new species of large, carnivorous dinosaur in Argentina.
New evidence has cast doubt on the idea that the coelacanth hasn't changed at all in millions of years.
A new study has revealed, for the first time, the detailed characteristics and functionality of a dinosaur's rear end.
Palaeontologists have identified a new prehistoric sea creature that lived in what is now the English Channel.
A chance fossil discovery in Morocco has indicated that some dinosaurs swam vast distances across the sea.
Scientists have identified 100 million-year-old sperm cells perfectly preserved within fossilized tree resin.
Palaeontologists have discovered what is thought to be the earliest known ancestor of the modern-day gibbon.
Palaeontologists have discovered one large prehistoric fossil reptile inside the belly of another, larger predator.
Palaeontologists have discovered the fossil remains of a 70 million-year-old carnivorous fish in Patagonia.
Scientists have analyzed the stomach contents of the well-preserved remains of an armor-plated dinosaur.
Scientists from Texas have identified the tiny fossil of a millipede that lived more than 425 million years ago.
Scientists in Australia have unearthed a gargantuan kangaroo and a giant lizard the size of a car.