Gigantic Reptiles Ruled the Skies of Romania 70 Million Years Ago

Gigantic Reptiles Ruled the Skies of Romania 70 Million Years Ago

Even though the official name the creature was given was Hatzegopteryx, it quickly became better known as the flying T-rex .

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Fossils - Behold the Earliest Known Ancestral Organism of Life on the Planet

Behold the Earliest Known Ancestral Organism of Life on the Planet

03.02.2017046

Like a wrinkled bag with a huge mouth and no eyes - this is how scientists describe the recently found fossil of a sea creature that's thought to be one of the earliest ancestors of life on Earth.

Fossils - Why Don't Humans Have Tails?

Why Don't Humans Have Tails?

26.01.2017048

Why don't humans have tails? The recently discovered fossilized remains of a fish, living 350 million years ago in the prehistoric seas, shed new light on this question and human evolution in general.

Fossils - Twenty-Foot Seagulls Once Ruled the Skies of Antarctica

Twenty-Foot Seagulls Once Ruled the Skies of Antarctica

27.05.2016046

At the beginning of the year, a team of Argentinian scientists discovered the fossilized remains of giant prehistoric birds, possessing the greatest wingspan ever recorded.

Fossils - Unicorns did Exist! They Lived on Earth Alongside us

Unicorns did Exist! They Lived on Earth Alongside us

12.05.2016078

Analysis of the fossils of Elasmotherium sibiricum proves that unicorns were not mythical creatures but really did exist 29 000 years ago. However, they did not look as cute as depicted in children's stories.

Fossils - Dinosaurs Once Roamed the Antarctic

Dinosaurs Once Roamed the Antarctic

09.05.2016063

Antarctic researchers have made an unusual find. Over a ton of dinosaur remains lie within the soil of the continent.

Fossils - Gigantic Lizards Threatened Cro-Magnons in Australia

Gigantic Lizards Threatened Cro-Magnons in Australia

01.02.2016022

The 1st people to set foot in Australia more than 50 centuries ago would have had to wage war on the giant lizards that had up until then been the only masters of that land.

Fossils - Uncovered Remains of a 560-Million-Year-Old Muscle

Uncovered Remains of a 560-Million-Year-Old Muscle

01.09.2014096

The body of the creature was equipped with an oval disk. Based on scientists' conclusions, the creature managed to stick itself to the bottom of the ocean thanks to this adaptation. The disk in question is attached with a trunk to fiber bundles.

Fossils - Discovered: Pterosaur with a Head That Looks Like a Butterfly

Discovered: Pterosaur with a Head That Looks Like a Butterfly

19.08.20140119

Fossils of at least 47 pterosaurs of an unknown species were found by paleontologists in Brazil, inform the world news agencies. The new species, that scientists have called Caiuajara dobruskii, lived in the southern part of present-day Brazil. . .

Fossils - Prehistoric Bloodsucker Shocked Scientists

Prehistoric Bloodsucker Shocked Scientists

10.07.20140104

Fossils of a bloodsucking insect, once inhabiting lakes during the Jurassic period and attacking salamanders, were uncovered by a group of paleontologists.

Fossils - Stegomastodon Skull Discovered at Bachelor Party

Stegomastodon Skull Discovered at Bachelor Party

23.06.20140162

A group of men who were celebrating their friend's bachelor party accidentally happened upon the skull of a stegomastodon during the party in Albuquerque, USA.

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