Three boys in Bovina, Mississippi, are having a very cool spring break, after finding a mastodon jawbone in some recently plowed dirt.
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About 127 million years ago, tiny birds the size of grasshoppers lived alongside some of the biggest animals to walk the Earth, including the long-necked sauropods, a new study finds.
Researchers in Egypt just uncovered a newly identified long-necked dinosaur known as Mansourasaurus shahinae. This is only the sixth dinosaur to be discovered in Egypt.
The fossils of an ancient, eyeless worm show it was covered in so many bristles that it looked like a kitchen brush. The finds are helping researchers solve an evolutionary mystery.
During the Jurassic period, about 161 million years ago, a duck-size dinosaur dazzled its fellow paleo-beasts with its rainbow-colored, iridescent feathers.
Scientists have discovered a surprisingly "visionary" detail about a dinosaur-age bird that had a tooth-filled beak: It could likely see in color.
Butterflies and moths are so ancient, they lived before the existence of flowers, a new study finds.
Humans and sharks are incredibly different creatures, but the two shared a common ancestor 440 million years ago, a new study finds.