For decades, fossil experts have been perplexed by a totally bizarre prehistoric creature.
A set of cutting and skinning tools is being hailed as evidence that our ancestors shared knowledge.
New research has suggested that the process of creating cave paintings may have been a family affair.
A Carboniferous cephalopod that once roamed the prehistoric seas has received a rather familiar moniker.
Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of prehistoric crocodile that once feasted upon small dinosaurs.
Palaeontologists have announced the discovery of a truly gigantic millipede on a beach in England.
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.
Weighing the equivalent of four elephants, Paraceratherium linxiaense was an absolute monster.
A fish once thought to have died out in prehistoric times is continuing to throw up surprises for scientists.
These giant prehistoric beasts, made famous by Game of Thrones, were part of a mysterious ancient lineage.
Palaeontologists have identified a new prehistoric sea creature that lived in what is now the English Channel.
Palaeontologists have shed new light on the evolutionary history of these abundant prehistoric flying reptiles.
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.
This gargantuan prehistoric shark was so large that a human standing on its back would be the size of its fin.
Palaeontologists have discovered one large prehistoric fossil reptile inside the belly of another, larger predator.
Scientists have been studying how a prehistoric creature named Tanystropheus supported its insanely long neck.
An ancient species of ant has been found frozen in time while right in the middle of devouring another insect.
Palaeontologists have discovered the fossil remains of a 70 million-year-old carnivorous fish in Patagonia.