Read more about the article Oldest Live Birth Of Snake Dating Back 47 Million Years Discovered
Image shows the Messel boa (Messelophis variatus) which is the world's first fossil record of a viviparous snake, undated photo. It was discovered by an Argentine-German research team. (Senckenberg/Newsflash)

Oldest Live Birth Of Snake Dating Back 47 Million Years Discovered

A team of scientists has discovered what they say is the first evidence in the world – dating back 47 million years – of a snake giving birth to its…

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Read more about the article New Species Of Predator Dinosaur Dating Back 90 Million Years Discovered
An artistic representation of the Elemgasem nubilus, undated. Scientists found the fossil remains of a new species of dinosaurs in the province of Neuquen, Argentina. ( Abel German Montes/Newsflash)

New Species Of Predator Dinosaur Dating Back 90 Million Years Discovered

A new species of dinosaur dating back 90 million years has been discovered in Argentina. The discovery was unearthed near the city of Plaza Huincul, in the province of Neuquen,…

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Read more about the article Palaeontologists Discover New Crocodile Species With Thickest Eggs Ever That Lived With Last Dinosaurs
Picture shows Pachykrokolithus excavatum shell fragments, undated. They were found in found in La Ribagorza, Spain, dated within the 250,000 years of the Cretaceous period, close to the extinction of the dinosaurs. (Manuel Perez Pueyo/Newsflash)

Palaeontologists Discover New Crocodile Species With Thickest Eggs Ever That Lived With Last Dinosaurs

Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of crocodile that lived with the last dinosaurs and that laid the thickest eggs on record. The group of palaeontologists from the University of…

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Read more about the article Experts Find Yet Another Predator Dinosaur That Lived In Sahara Desert 100 Million Years Ago
Reconstruction of the ecosystem of the Bahariya Oasis in the Sahara Desert of Egypt approximately 98 million years ago, showing the diversity of large theropods (predatory dinosaurs). (Andrew McAfee, Carnegie Museum of Natural History/Newsflash)

Experts Find Yet Another Predator Dinosaur That Lived In Sahara Desert 100 Million Years Ago

A team of Egyptian-American researchers has discovered yet another kind of meat-eating dinosaur that was one of many that lived in what is now the Sahara desert nearly 100 million…

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Read more about the article Incredible Pterosaur Fossil Proves Once And For All That Flying Dinosaurs Had Feathers – Not Fur
Artist’s reconstruction of the feathered pterosaur Tupandactylus, showing the feather types along the bottom of the headcrest: dark monofilaments and lighter-coloured branched feathers. (Bob Nicholls 2022/Newsflash)

Incredible Pterosaur Fossil Proves Once And For All That Flying Dinosaurs Had Feathers – Not Fur

One of the great unsolved mysteries about dinosaurs as to whether flying pterosaurs had feathers or fur has been solved after the discovery of a remarkable prehistoric fossil that can…

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Read more about the article Six-Million-Year-Old Owl Fossil Found Had Its Lunch In Its Stomach
Reconstruction of the extinct owl Miosurnia diurna perched in a tree with its last meal of a small rodent, overlooking extinct three-toed horses and rhinos with the rising Tibetan Plateau on the horizon. (IVPP, Zheng Qiuyang/AsiaWire)

Six-Million-Year-Old Owl Fossil Found Had Its Lunch In Its Stomach

Scientists are expecting to make major advances in discovering how owls evolved after this remarkably well-preserved skeleton of an extinct species that lived more than 6 million years ago was…

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Read more about the article Boffins Unearth Extremely Rare 100,000 Year Old Giant Panda Fossil In Chinese Cave
Over 100,000 year old giant panda fossil has been discovered in Shuanghe Cave, Zunyi, China. (Guizhou Mountain Resources Research Institute/AsiaWire)

Boffins Unearth Extremely Rare 100,000 Year Old Giant Panda Fossil In Chinese Cave

Boffins in China have unearthed an extremely rare giant panda fossil dating back over 100,000 years. Researchers from the Guizhou Institute of Mountain Resources of the Guizhou Academy of Sciences…

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Read more about the article New Species Of Dinosaur With Unique Tail Weapon Resembling Aztec War Weapon Found In Chile
An artist's reconstruction of the appearance of the new species of armoured dinosaur, Stegouros elengassen. (Luis Perez Lopez/Newsflash)

New Species Of Dinosaur With Unique Tail Weapon Resembling Aztec War Weapon Found In Chile

Researchers have found the near-complete skeleton of a new species of dinosaur with a unique weapon resembling an Aztec 'macuahuitl' war club on its tail. The find was made in…

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Read more about the article Ancient Ancestor From Africas Cradle Of Humankind Is Missing-Link Species That Could Walk Upright And Climb Trees Like Ape
Australopithecus sediba silhouette showing the newly-found vertebrae along with other skeletal remains from the species. (CENIEH/Newsflash)

Ancient Ancestor From Africas Cradle Of Humankind Is Missing-Link Species That Could Walk Upright And Climb Trees Like Ape

An international team of scientists has confirmed that this ancient ancestor of humans from nearly two million years ago that was unearthed in Africa's Cradle of Humankind is a missing-link…

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