The stunning discovery could push the history of animal life back by hundreds of millions of years.
Trace fossils reveal an “life and death struggle between predator and prey” that played in what is now Taiwan.
The site, where young prehistoric megasharks ate their fill to grow large, is the first ancient shark nursery in the U.S. to be confirmed with fossils.
“Words like ‘bone,’ ‘pubic,’ and ‘stream’ are frankly ridiculous to ban in a field where we regularly find pubic bones in streams,” one participant said of the filter, which organizers had to thwart.
An unnamed buyer paid a record-breaking sum for the fossil, which was up for auction due to a court resolution between two brothers.
Paleontologists found the first clear evidence of cannibalism in Allosaurus, indicating that either dinosaurs as a whole were more into cannibalism than we thought, or these carnivores went through a dark and harsh period.
It's the first modern amphibian ever found on the continent and sheds light on the temperate forest ecosystem that once existed on Antarctica.
Scientists collect so much ancient poop that they designed an AI to tell ancient dog and human feces apart based on preserved DNA.
The fossilized roots, which date 386 million years, shed light on Earth’s first forests and the enormous effect they had on global climate and ecology.
Scientists have found the “earliest known evidence” of feather-feeding parasitic insects in amber from Myanmar.
The crane fly fossils upend theories about the structure of the most common visual organ in the animal kingdom.
Parvimico materdei lived about 18 million years ago in what is now the Peruvian Amazon.