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A strange tulip-shaped creature discovered in half-a-billion-year-old rocks had a feeding system unlike any other animal, researchers reported this week.
Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan and Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) have followed fossilized footprints to a multi-legged predator that ruled the seas of the Cambrian period about half a billion years ago.
525-million-year-old discovery of 'feathered helmet from beyond the clouds'.
A utility company found a trove of animal fossils that dates back over 1 million years at a building site it was working on.
The remains of a strange, prehistoric saber-tooth cat have been unearthed in an ancient former rainforest in Australia, scientists said Thursday.
Paleontologists have discovered a rich array of exceptionally preserved fossils of marine animals that lived between 480 million and 472 million years ago, during the early part of a period known as the Ordovician.
A geologist from the University of Leicester is part of a team that has uncovered an ancient water flea-like creature from 425 million years ago â€“ only the third of its kind ever to be discovered in ancient rocks.
Not only the world-famous primeval horse browsed at the shores of the lake in the warm, wet climate prevailing at that time (average annual temperature, 25Â°C).
In Los Angeles, scientists are studying the largest known cache of fossils from the ice age.
Scientists from the universities of Leicester and Cambridge and from the British Geological Survey have published new research in the journal Geology this month (November) shedding new light on a 500-million year old mystery.
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.