Read more about the article Amazed Boffins Discover 100-Million Years Old Turtle Footprints
Picture shows a turtle footprint in undated footage. Researchers from the Zhucheng Dinosaur Culture Research Center in Shandong Province, China, found more than 20 turtle footprints in dinosaur tracks at the Huanglonggou dinosaur footprint fossil site. (AsiaWire)

Amazed Boffins Discover 100-Million Years Old Turtle Footprints

Scientists in China have discovered 100-million-years-old fossilised turtle footprints, including one ‘among the world’s best preserved’. The rare discovery was made at the Huanglonggou fossil site, located in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong. More than 20 footprints left by turtles that lived during the Early Cretaceous period were found,…

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Read more about the article Balkan Cemetery Studies Reveal High Prehistoric Mortality Rate
Picture shows detail from tomb 14 with a necklace of bronze pendants (8th-7th century BC), undated. The discovery has been made at the Kopilo site in Bosnia and Herzegovina. (ÖAW- ÖAI, M. Gavranovic/Newsflash)

Balkan Cemetery Studies Reveal High Prehistoric Mortality Rate

A necropolis found in Bosnia and Herzegovina has revealed a high mortality rate in the prehistoric period after archaeologists discovered 46 graves and 53 individuals from the Bronze and Iron Ages. Picture shows burial construction with an outer ring of stones including three individual graves, undated. The discovery has been…

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Read more about the article Bird That Lived 120 Million Years Ago Was First To Eat Fruit
The Cretaceous bird Jeholornis pooping out seeds from fruit, helping fruit-bearing plants take over the world. Undated photo illustration. (Illustration by Zhixin Han and Yifan Wang,SWNS/Newsflash)

Bird That Lived 120 Million Years Ago Was First To Eat Fruit

The earliest-known animal to eat fruit was an ancient bird that lived 120 million years ago, according to new research. Hundreds of animals eat fruit now, but most fruit-bearing plants appeared only relatively recently in Earth’s history, showing up for the first time in the Cretaceous – the final period…

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Read more about the article Egypt Finds Temple Dedicated To King Of The Gods
Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on 25th April 2022 that the Egyptian archaeologists unearthed the ruins of a temple for the ancient Greek god Zeus in the Tell el-Farma archaeological site in northwestern Sinai. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Egypt Finds Temple Dedicated To King Of The Gods

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an ancient temple to Zeus - the god of the sky in ancient Greek mythology - in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. The ruins were unearthed at Tell el-Farma - an archaeological area in the north-west of the peninsula - said the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism…

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Read more about the article Austrian Scientists Find Worlds First Proof Of Fossilised Squid Cartilage Using Home Office To Work In
Loligo vulgaris (pictured), one of the 10,000 unique fossils from the Alpine Triassic period that were examined from a team of researchers from the Natural History Museum Vienna and the University of Vienna. (NHM Vienna, Alexander Lukeneder/Newsflash)

Austrian Scientists Find Worlds First Proof Of Fossilised Squid Cartilage Using Home Office To Work In

A team of experts and science enthusiasts led by a married couple of palaeontologists who managed to keep working by turning their home into a science lab have discovered the world's first evidence of fossilised squid cartilage from a site in provincial Austria. Researchers at Vienna’s Natural History Museum (NHM)…

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Read more about the article Farmer Finds Ancient Gold Jewellery While Planting Crops
A rare 3,300-year-old ancient bracelet from the Hittite era, that was discovered by a man ploughing his farm in Corum, Turkey. (Newsflash)

Farmer Finds Ancient Gold Jewellery While Planting Crops

A farmer in Turkey has found this ancient golden bracelet dating back 3,300 years to the Hittite civilisation while ploughing his field. The bracelet, which is said to be one of a kind, was found by a farmer ploughing his field in the village of Citli, in the Mecitozu District…

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Read more about the article Rare Queen Elizabeth I Golden Coin Auctioned For EUR 700,000 Becomes Most Expensive Coin Ever Auctioned In Germany
The extremely rare Queen Elisabeth I golden coin which was sold at the Kunker auction house located in the German city of Osnabruck for EUR 700,000 and thus became the most expensive coin ever auctioned in the country. (Kunker/Newsflash)

Rare Queen Elizabeth I Golden Coin Auctioned For EUR 700,000 Becomes Most Expensive Coin Ever Auctioned In Germany

An extremely rare gold coin depicting Queen Elizabeth I has been sold for EUR 700,000 (GBP 585,000) at an auction in Germany, making it the most expensive coin ever auctioned in the country. Estimated at just EUR 250,000 (GBP 209,000) by experts at the Kuenker Auction House, in Osnabrueck, in…

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Read more about the article Terrifying Footage Of Huge Wasp Nest Woman Returned Home To Find On Bedroom Ceiling
Giant wasp nest inside house in Niquelandia, Goias in Brazil. (@bombeirosniquelandia/Newsflash)

Terrifying Footage Of Huge Wasp Nest Woman Returned Home To Find On Bedroom Ceiling

This terrifying footage shows a gigantic nest crawling with wasps on a woman's bedroom ceiling after returning from long hospital visit. The unnamed resident of the property in the rural settlement of Brueiro in the municipality of Niquelandia in the west-central Brazilian state of Goias got the fright of her…

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Read more about the article Rare Mutant Lamb Born With Five Legs Is In Good Health Says Vet
A five-legged lamb was born in Denizli, Turkey. (Denizli Hayvan Hastanesi/CEN)

Rare Mutant Lamb Born With Five Legs Is In Good Health Says Vet

This rare mutant lamb was born with five legs on a farm in Turkey, and its owner took it to the vet, who said that it was in "good health". It is extremely rare for animals to be born with additional limbs, and it is even rarer for them to…

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Read more about the article Three Giraffes Die After Escaping From Cramped Quarantine Centre Where They Were Forced To Live Among Own Faeces
Three giraffes brought from South Africa that would have been taken to the Rio Biopark, died in January 2022. (Newsflash)

Three Giraffes Die After Escaping From Cramped Quarantine Centre Where They Were Forced To Live Among Own Faeces

Three giraffes have died after escaping from a cramped quarantine centre where they were forced to live among their own faeces after arriving in Brazil from South Africa. Animal rights groups have criticised the giraffes’ deaths, claiming they were being kept in a small facility that was unsuitable for such…

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