Newly hatched pterosaurs may have been more independent than once thought.
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Paleontologists have discovered the remains of an ancient Loch Ness Monster look-alike in freezing Antarctica. And just like the legendary Nessie, it wasn't the runt of the litter.
Baby fish swam in schools 50 million years ago, according to this remarkable fossil held in a Japanese museum.
A crocodile-like beast the length of a Volkswagen Beetle terrorized prey in the late Triassic oceans about 210 million years ago, a new study finds.
This 92-million-year-old tyrannosaur was so small, it was only slightly larger than the skull of its mighty relative, Tyrannosaurus rex.
An ancient crab that lived during the dinosaur age was so strange, paleontologists are calling it the platypus of the crab world.
The partial skeleton of a baby Tyrannosaurus rex is for sale on eBay for nearly $3 million. Paleontologists are furious about it.
This newly discovered, but now extinct carnivore lived about 22 million years ago in what is now Kenya. It was larger than a polar bear, the largest land-based carnivore alive today.
A fossil site in North Dakota preserves a unique snapshot of the minutes after an asteroid struck Earth around 66 million years ago.
What happened after the Cretaceous-ending asteroid struck Earth? A new fossil site may have answers.