DNA recovered from two mammoths that lived more than a million years ago reveal new insights about the evolution of these extinct animals.
Pachystruthio dmanisensis was three times the size of modern ostriches.
Permafrost thaw is causing a surge of incredible paleontological discoveries. It’s also one of the most dangerous byproducts of the climate crisis.
This Eurasian giant weighed 7,700 pounds and likely had the largest horn of any rhino, extinct or living.
Mexico’s San Actun cave system contains pottery, bones of extinct giant sloths, and a 9,000-year-old human skull.
Whether she’s reconstructing the Pleistocene world or advocating for a more inclusive science community, Jacquelyn Gill is all about interdisciplinary approaches.
The secrets of New Zealand's ice age have been hiding in kiwi DNA.
Overhunting by humans has long been blamed for killing off the megafauna, but new research shows it might have been climate change, providing a sober history lesson about the impacts of a warming world.
Pleistocene megafauna could handle cooling periods, but global warming was another story.