A lack of water, rather than an excess of it, may have killed the Waco mammoths
This ancient plant is a relative of vegetables you might have in your kitchen
A trio of bones outline the spiky skull of a rare baby dinosaur
An ancient braincase offers new insights into the origins of some of the ocean’s strangest fish
Paleontologists still don't know what these tiny fossils are
Rare fossils give away a big bird that lived in a much warmer Arctic.
A new study concludes that developing dinosaurs spent a long time inside their eggs
A fossil skull offers new insights in the early days of North America's horned dinosaurs
Famous fossil hunter E. D. Cope got into a fistfight over a matter of tarnished honor
Sea otters owe much of their adorable look to the way they eat
This strange prehistoric reptile swooped through Triassic skies
We're nowhere near Peak Dinosaur.
Extinction can be hard to track, even for celebrity species
A new study on Didelphodon finds this Mesozoic mammal could have crunched a wide variety of foods
This dinosaur was one of the earliest members of a famous, earthshaking family
Paleontologists provide a new look at a beautifully preserved fossil cephalopod
This strange marine reptile is represented by a truly exceptional skeleton
Giraffes have been long necks for much of their history
Ancient skulls hint at when today's spotted hyenas started to get smart.
This prehistoric fish boasted impressive fangs