Prehistoric Crocodiles, meet these ancient beasts - Crocodile Facts
Find all about the prehistoric crocodiles, these ancient beasts that feasted on dinosaurs.
Titanoboa - Snake Facts
The Titanoboa cerrejonensis is an extinc giant snake that lived around 58 million years ago in the jungles of South America.
Titanoboa - Snake Facts
The Titanoboa cerrejonensis is an extinc giant snake that lived around 58 million years ago in the jungles of South America.
The biggest beast that ever flew had wings longer than a bus
Today the biggest flying animals are birds, but in the distant past other flying creatures were far larger
A Fossilised Skull Has Revealed When The Last 'Siberian Unicorn' Lived On Earth
For decades, scientists have estimated that the Siberian unicorn - a long-extinct species of mammal that looked more like a rhino than a horse - died out some 350,000 years ago , but a beautifully pre...
Meet the Biggest Dinosaur Ever on Display - YouTube
The American Museum of Natural History revealed the Titanosaur - the largest dino to ever be seen. We come from the future. gizmodo.com
Prehistoric Fossil Found In Spain May Be Mythical 'First Flower'
A prehistoric aquatic plant may be the oldest flowering planet ever found, reshaping scientists' understanding of what the earliest ancestors of flowers might have looked like. Monsechia vidalii was a...
Scientists Discover How Some Of The World’s First Animals Reproduced
Rangeomorphs, which lived about 565 million years ago, were pretty strange. They're often considered to be some of the first animals to evolve on Earth, but they share little in common with modern cri...
Ancient Snake Grasped Prey With Its ... Four Legs?
These feet weren’t made for walking. They were, however, made for grasping. Researchers say a newly discovered snake species may have used its four limbs to snag prey or grapple with mates. The new sp...
Scientists 'Resurrect' Gene Believed To Have Helped Woolly Mammoths Tolerate Cold
No one has brought a woolly mammoth back from extinction, but a team of scientists has brought back a woolly mammoth gene, discovering that it and others unique to the long-vanished elephant-like beas...
Trilobozoa
Trilobozoa ("three-lobed animals") is an extinct taxon of organisms which displayed tri-radial symmetry. Trilobozoans were most dominant during the Ediacaran period — prior to the Cambrian explosion o...
Prehistoric Crocodiles, meet these ancient beasts - Crocodile Facts
Find all about the prehistoric crocodiles, these ancient beasts that feasted on dinosaurs.
Palaeoagaracites
Palaeoagaracites is an extinct monotypic genus of gilled fungus in the order Agaricales. At present it contains the single species Palaeoagaracites antiquus.The genus is solely known from the Lower C...
Aachenosaurus
Aachenosaurus is a dubious genus of prehistoric plant. It was named based solely on fossilized fragments of material that were originally thought to be jaw fragments from a duck-billed dinosaur (a had...
Banksia kingii
Banksia kingii is an extinct species of tree or shrub in the plant genus Banksia. It is known only from fossil leaves and fruiting "cones" found in Late Pleistocene sediment at Melaleuca Inlet in west...
Banksia kingii - Wikipedia
American lion
The American lion (Panthera leo atrox or P. atrox) – also known as the North American lion, Naegele’s giant jaguar or American cave lion – is an extinct lion of the family Felidae, endemic to North Am...
American lion - Wikipedia
Banksia archaeocarpa
Banksia archaeocarpa is an extinct species of tree or shrub, known only from a fossil Banksia "cone" recovered from rocks known as the Merlinleigh Sandstone from the Middle Eocene (48 to 38 ...
Banksia archaeocarpa - Wikipedia
Evolution of plants
The evolution of plants has resulted in widely varying levels of complexity, from the earliest algal mats, through bryophytes, lycopods, ferns to the complex gymnosperms and angiosperms of today. Whil...
Evolution of plants - Wikipedia
Acherontemys
Acherontemys is an extinct genus from Miocene of United States. It was assigned to Chelydridae by Robert L. Carroll (1988); and to Emydidae by Hutchison (1992).
Prehistoric Fossil Found In Spain May Be Mythical 'First Flower'
A prehistoric aquatic plant may be the oldest flowering planet ever found, reshaping scientists' understanding of what the earliest ancestors of flowers might have looked like. Monsechia vidalii was a...
Unaysaurus
Unaysaurus is a genus of sauropodomorph dinosaur, and is one of the oldest dinosaurs known. It was discovered in southern Brazil, in the geopark of paleorrota, in 1998, and announced in a press confer...
Unaysaurus - Wikipedia
Banksia strahanensis
Banksia strahanensis is an extinct species of tree or shrub in the plant genus Banksia. It is known only from a fossil leaf and several fossil leaf fragments found in Early to Middle Pleistocene sedim...
Banksia strahanensis - Wikipedia
Petrocardium
Petrocardium is an extinct genus of monocot plant in the family Araceae. At present it contains only two species Petrocardium cerrejonense and Petrocardium wayuuorum, the type species. The genus is ...
Archaeomarasmius
Archaeomarasmius is an extinct genus of gilled fungus in the Agaricales family Tricholomataceae, containing the single species Archaeomarasmius leggetti. It is known from two fruit bodies recovered fr...
Archaeomarasmius - Wikipedia
Rugoconites
Rugoconites is a fossil member of the Ediacaran biota that takes the form of a circular to oval impression preserved in high relief, six or more centimeters in diameter. The fossils are surrounded by ...
Rugoconites - Wikipedia
Banksia novae-zelandiae
Banksia novae-zelandiae is an extinct species of Banksia, known only from fossil leaves found on the South Island of New Zealand.
This species is based on several leaf fossils, all with triangular...
Banksia novae-zelandiae - Wikipedia
Roystonea palaea
Roystonea palaea is an extinct species of palm known from fossil flowers found in the early Miocene Burdigalian stage Dominican amber deposits on the island of Hispaniola. The species is known from a...