Tagged With Fossils

Scientists may have discovered a new human species. It lived on a tiny island in the Philippines at the same time as Homo sapiens.


So many animals are going extinct it could take Earth 10 million years to recover, scientists say


Nibbled-on bones found in a cave revealed that our Neanderthal ancestors ate each other. Scientists may have figured out why.



Paleontologists have discovered an ancient whale that had four legs and could walk on land


This ancient sea creature had 18 tentacles that funneled food into its gaping mouth — and it may be the ancestor of an even creepier ocean animal


Baby T. rexes were covered in peach fuzz and the size of small turkeys — here's what they looked like



Divers found fossils of an ancient giant sloth hidden in a sinkhole. The creature was 20 feet long.


A tiny dinosaur relative named the 'Antarctic King' has been discovered at the South Pole


One of the richest sets of dinosaur footprints ever found contains more than 70 tracks --  and was discovered at a NASA facility


The oldest known fossils show life on Earth began more than 3.5 billion years ago -- and indicate life in the universe may be common


A newly discovered duck-like dinosaur had a neck like a goose's and claws like velociraptors'


A treasure trove of newly found pterosaur fossils and eggs is revealing the lives of flying reptiles



If aliens lived on Mars, they might have lived in oasis-like pools


A treasure trove of sabre-tooth tiger and dire wolf bones show how prehistoric predators made their kills


Scientists discovered a new 'shin-destroying' armoured dinosaur -- and named it after Zuul from 'Ghostbusters'


The largest dinosaur footprint ever found has been discovered in 'Australia's Jurassic Park'



A fascinating new discovery is stirring up a huge scientific debate over life on Earth and beyond


These red tubes might be the oldest evidence of life on Earth -- and the implications could be enormous


Giant, wolf-sized otters used to roam around in China


A brand new dinosaur called the 'Mud Dragon' was just unearthed accidentally -- and it's striking