A Cretaceous crustacean preserved in amber reveals new insights about “giant sperm.”
The Vectaerovenator inopinatus roamed the earth around 115 million years ago.
“We are simply amazed that we have any structures present given how delicate these things are.”
The old eat the young.
The hammerhead-shaped, zipper-teethed mouth of the Atopentatus was used to scrape algae off rocks and slurp it up.
Tullimonstrum gregarium looks like a cross between a bath toy, a disembodied crab leg, and Star Wars bit character Sy Snootles.
Imagine this: there you are, a wasp, trapped hopelessly in the web of a fine and brutal specimen of orb-weaver spider as it bears down on you. The spider isn't going to kill you with a bite or poison; instead it'll most likely wrap you tightly in silk...