A new effort to bring the thylacine back from the dead could also have benefits for its living relatives.
DNA recovered from two mammoths that lived more than a million years ago reveal new insights about the evolution of these extinct animals.
The ancient structure, a complete circle of bones from more than 60 mammoths, could have been used in rituals and for shelter.
Permafrost thaw is causing a surge of incredible paleontological discoveries. It’s also one of the most dangerous byproducts of the climate crisis.
Scientists found that a number of ivory trinkets sold in Cambodia were actually made from mammoth.
This Eurasian giant weighed 7,700 pounds and likely had the largest horn of any rhino, extinct or living.
Research partially funded by Carlsberg beer company found an asteroid impact underneath Greenland’s Hiawatha Glacier.
A 65-year-old mystery surrounding the origin of some meat—believed to be the flesh of a mammoth or giant sloth—has once and for all been solved.
Woolly mammoth bones peg our arrival at about 45,000 years ago.
Pleistocene megafauna could handle cooling periods, but global warming was another story.
Giant Armadillos, early spearheads, and a brand new species are just some of the insane specimens recently dug up in Venezuela.