This ancient mammal was the tiniest marsupial lion.
Exquisite fossils reveal the form of these squishy seafarers
A new study tracks "the rise of ocean giants"
After decades in limbo this unique marine reptile finally gets a name
This unique fossil is a sign of a dire wolf's very, very bad day
An ancient tooth is the oldest evidence of megamouth sharks yet found
When did our ancestors first get furry?
This new pterosaur had a snaggletoothed jaw
Long before the origin of whales, boneworms fed on marine reptiles.
Where did tapirs come from? This fossil helps clue paleontologists in to the answer
Game of Thrones characters like Ghost are based on real wolves that used to roam the Americas
A warming climate and humans acted as a one-two punch
This relative of early hippos had impressive teeth.
Multihorned, saber-toothed herbivores set the stage for one of paleontology's greatest conflicts
The prehistoric elephant used its shovel-shaped mouth to cut, not scoop
This ancient otter is named in honor of a real rock star
Modern cat colors fill in pelage possibilities for extinct species
Big cats have added to, and sometimes confounded, the archaeological record
This newly named protomammal had forward-curving tusks
Despite being discovered over a century ago, Synoplotherium is still an enigma