Neanderthal Minibrains Offer Insight Into Our History
Comparing Neanderthal minibrains to those of modern humans can help explain our evolution into the dominant species.
New employee at the BBC
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Chinese 'rainbow dinosaur' had iridescent feathers like hummingbirds
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Miners in Canada came across what is considered to be the best preserved fossil of its kind
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If there had been no asteroid collision 65 million years ago, would the human species even exist?
If there had been no asteroid collision 65 million years ago, would the human species even exist?
Giant Otter
The giant otter the largest member of the Mustelidae family, it measures up to 180 cm long and can weigh up to 34 kg.
There are over 4,000 different species of mammals on Earth learn more about them
Indricotherium Paraceratherium . - YouTube
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New Super-Earth May Be Best Yet for Finding Signs of Life
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Largest prehistoric organisms
The largest prehistoric organisms include both vertebrate and invertebrate species. Many are described below, along with their typical range of size (for the general dates of extinction, see the link ...
Largest prehistoric organisms - Wikipedia
Prehistoric fish
The evolution of fish began about 530 million years ago during the Cambrian explosion. Early fish from the fossil record are represented by a group of small, jawless, armoured fish known as ostracoder...
Prehistoric fish - Wikipedia
Prehistoric reptiles
The term prehistoric reptile covers a broad category that is intended to help distinguish the dinosaurs from other prehistoric reptiles. As the dinosaurs, because of their long and successful reign fo...
Prehistoric bird
Prehistoric birds are considered any species of the Aves, and some possible close relatives of more uncertain status, that have become extinct before being recorded by modern sources.They are known fr...
Prehistoric mammal
Prehistoric mammals are groups of mammals that became extinct before humans developed writing. 164 million years ago, in the Jurassic period, Castorocauda lutrasimilis, a mammaliaform (mammal-shaped) ...
Prehistoric mammal - Wikipedia
Prehistoric insects
Prehistoric insects are various groups of insects that lived before recorded history. Their study is the field of paleoentomology. Insects inhabited Earth since before the time of the dinosaurs. The e...
Prehistoric insects - Wikipedia
Prehistoric Lepidoptera
Prehistoric Lepidoptera are both butterflies and moths that lived before recorded history. The fossil record for Lepidoptera is lacking in comparison to other winged species, and tending not to be as ...
Prehistoric Lepidoptera - Wikipedia
Paleontology or palaeontology (/ˌpeɪlɪɒnˈtɒlədʒi/, /ˌpeɪlɪənˈtɒlədʒi/ or /ˌpælɪɒnˈtɒlədʒi/, /ˌpælɪənˈtɒlədʒi/) is the scientific study of life existent prior to, but sometimes including, the start of ...
Paleontology - Wikipedia
Milleropsis is an extinct genus millerettid parareptile from the Late Permian (Changhsingian stage) of South Africa.