All land vertebrates evolved from fish, and Acanthostega—the fossil of a part-fish, part-amphibious creature—pinpoints how we made the leap from water to earth.
Archaeologists discover the fossil of a monstrous rodent that lived eight million years ago.
Archaeologists discover dinosaur feathers preserved in amber, confirming once and for all feathery dino theories.
Riddle: I've got the body of a humpless camel, the feet of a rhinoceros, and a snorkel‑like nose half as long as an elephant. What am I?
Archaeologists discover a fossil 300 million years older than the dinosaurs!
Fossilized animal poop provides a key to unlocking the mysteries surrounding the lives of extinct and elusive animals.
Following the Permian mass extinction, the surviving species rapidly diversified.
Bigfoot is the stuff of make-believe, but Giganto was real, and was more menacing than the mythic monster.
Scientists link mysterious ice-cream cone shaped fossils to Hallucigenia, a spiny, soft-bodied creature from 500 million years ago.
Jellyfish turn up in the unlikeliest of places...a Wisconsin sandstone quarry.