Fossil spiders discovered in South Korea still have glowing eyes despite being over 110 million years old.
Scientists have identified the fossilized tracks of a worm-like organism that lived 2.1 billion years ago.
Anthropologists have published the results of a new study in to two fossil skeletons found in South Africa.
New fossil evidence suggests that prehistoric sharks may have leapt from the water to catch flying reptiles.
The 180 million-year-old specimen was originally discovered at Holzmaden quarry in Germany.
Palaeontologists have discovered the fossil remains of a huge Triassic-era relative of modern mammals.
The fossil remains of a prehistoric primate species weighing a mere 7.7 lbs have been unearthed in Kenya.
Palaeontologists have unearthed the fossil remains of a herbivorous dinosaur dating back 110 million years.
A fossil belonging to one of the world's earliest known flesh-eating fish has been unearthed in Germany.
A new study has cast further light on a mystery fossil that scientists say is as 'strange as life on another planet'.
Scientists have discovered the fossil remains of an ancient turtle with a toothless beak and no shell.
Researchers have identified a long-lost panda relative from DNA that was retrieved from an ancient jaw bone.
Scientists have discovered the oldest known frog specimens within pieces of fossilized tree sap.
Scientists have found the fossil footprints of a creature that walked the Earth 541 million years ago.
A new fossil discovery has revealed that the early supercontinent split more slowly than previously believed.
Visitors to a US state park in Utah have been inadvertently destroying fossil dinosaur footprints.
New evidence has been discovered to suggest that our ancestors hunted down giant prehistoric sloths.
Scientists have found the fossil remains of an ichthyosaur that was almost the size of a blue whale.
A new fossil analysis has revealed that one particular species of lizard had extra eyes on the top of its head.
Fossil hunters have discovered the skull of a huge prehistoric lion that roamed Africa 200,000 years ago.