Animal Life news stories
The animal’s body fluids were extracted during an autopsy and tested in the hope of cloning the extinct species.
“It is now possible to try to answer a question no one has asked before: Are there genetic similarities between evolutionary adaption paths in Neanderthals and mammoths?”
Four legs, webbed feet and hooves on its toes: this new fossil discovery from Peru doesn’t sound like a typical whale.
The duck-billed, crested lambeosaurine shows that a diverse array of dinos lived in the warmer but still harsh Arctic 70 million years ago.
Scientists have discovered a duck-billed dinosaur fossil in Alaska’s North Slope that reveals that these animals were more diverse than previously believed.
A fossil site has captured the moments just after the asteroid thought to have wiped out the dinosaurs collided with Earth, palaeontologists have claimed.
What’s remarkable about the megafaunal crash in Madagascar is that it occurred not tens of thousands of years ago but just over 1,000 years ago, between A.D. 700 and 1000.
Repatriation requests are prompting new questions about the stories of “discovery” that many museums have traditionally told.
A new species of mastodon specific to a small segment of the North American West has been discovered. It is the first new North American mastodon species to be recognized in 50 years.
The fossils from the Cambrian Period include dozens of new species and provide a window into life more than 500 million years ago.
While there won’t be any woolly mammoths rising from the grave soon, the experiment could help scientists explore alternative resurrection methods in the future.
Dating back more than 12,000 years, this extraordinary example of rock art features a scene involving birds and humans—a rarity for the Paleolithic Period on several accounts.
Maybe not, according to a new study that says dinosaurs still had plenty of vim and vigor leading up to the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period.