Ancient Fossil of a Squid Ancestor Was Found With Prey In Its Jaws

A team of researchers has determined the age of the most ancient fossil of a squid ancestor. The creature seemed to attack its prey. The fossil is approximately 200 million years old, and it was located on the Jurassic Coast...

Billion-Year-Old Fossil Could Be An Ancestor Of Earth’s First Plants 

A team of paleontologists says that the tiny freckles that they found on a rock could hold the key to better understanding the origins of plant life on Earth. Virginia Tech researchers said that the freckles are some billion-year-old seaweed...

Ancient Bird Of 46,000 Years Old Was Found Frozen In Siberia

As paleoecologist Jacquelyn Gill was doing her fieldwork at the Siberian permafrost caves, one of the oddest things happened. A fossil hunter offered her what it seemed at first, a freshly dead bird. Gill didn't consider it to be that...

Pristine Ancient Fossil Of A Sea Creature Was Found in the UK

A man who was walking his dogs ran into a 65 million-year-old skeleton on a UK beach. A series of recent storms uncovered the ancient fossil, and his two dogs sniffed a bone that was coming out of the sand....

A New Fossil of a Huge Flying Reptile Has Been Discovered

A New Fossil of a Huge Flying Reptile Has Been Discovered The dinosaurs lived until 65 million years ago, and they left some traces for us humans to consider. Although they existed in a wide variety of shapes, we could...