The oldest fossil remains of Homo sapiens, dating back to 300,000 years, have been found at a site in Jebel Irhoud, Morocco.
Nicknamed Razana, the predator, which also scavenged on dinosaur carcasses, lived millions of years ago in Jurassic Madagascar
Scientists said that creature, which looked more like a rhino than a horse, went extinct 29,000 years ago instead of 350,000 after finding skull in Kazakhstan
Scientists say the unique find, believed to be 115m years old, is similar to today’s fungi
It’s not a household name, but an ancient creature found in the Scottish borders fills a crucial period in the evolutionary record. It sheds light on how four-limbed creatures became established on land.
“In April 2016, I wrote about the 308-million-year-old Tully monster. It was about a foot long, had a squid-like diamond-shape tail and a long snout ending in a claw.” ~~ Dale Gnidovec
To hear the Romans tell it, the arrival of Huns at the empire’s border was an unmitigated catastrophe.
Sightings of the beast usually come from North America, but this lasted video was shot in Indonesia
24 feet tall and three feet wide, these giant spires dotted the ancient landscape.
A quarter of a billion years ago, long before dinosaurs or mammals evolved, the 10-foot (0.3-meter) predator Dinogorgon, whose skull is shown here, hunted floodplains in the heart of today’s South Africa. In less than a million years Dinogorgon vanished in the greatest mass extinction ever, along with about nine of every ten plant and animal species on the planet.