13th Apr 2021

Darwinopteran Pterosaur Discovered in China with Opposable Thumbs!

The field of paleontology gains a truly historic discovery as Kunpengopterus antipollicatus, the very first pterosaur with opposable thumbs is discovered thanks to an immaculately preserved fossil, giving us a...

01st Apr 2021

Abelisaurid Dinosaur Discovered in Argentina

Paleontologists have identified a brand new genus and species of Abelisaurid hailing all the way from Argentina! The preserved skull fragments from which it was identified are quite well preserved,...

10th Feb 2021

Book Review: Inglorious Empire

For the entirety of the 19th century, and leading up to the mid 20th century, the British Empire had the world in its iron colonial grip, pillaging, murdering, and subjugating...

22nd Dec 2020

Flamboyant Compsognathid Discovered in Brazil

Recently, scientists in Brazil made one of 2020’s most exciting paleontological discoveries! A fantastically preserved specimen of filamentous structures and a partial skeleton has made shockwaves worldwide as one of...

19th Nov 2020

Dsungaripterid Pterosaur Discovered in China

A new genus and species of pterosaur has been unearthed by paleontologists in China, and has been identified from partially preserved jawbones to be from the uniquely flamboyant pterosaur group,...

18th Nov 2020

How 17th Century Edo Japan Kept Its Peace

Recently, archaeological researchers at Japan’s Kumamoto University made a startling discovery: A beautifully preserved 17th century document, detailing the rules and regulations that preserved the prosperity of the realm. This...

19th Oct 2020

Ancient Mammaliaform Discovered in Greenland

A new genus and species of mammaliaform was described recently in Greenland from a single partial jaw specimen, and though there is a limited amount of information to work with...

13th Oct 2020

Oviraptorosaur Dinosaur Discovered in Mongolia

Out of the famous fossil bearing Nemegt Formation has come yet another species of Oviraptorosaur, and this one is unlike any ever discovered in the past. Called “Oksoko avarsan“, three...

08th Oct 2020

Mosasaur Discovered in Morocco

An exciting discovery has been made in the fossil-rich treasure troves of Morocco! Known for it’s remarkable phosphate mines, Morocco has been a site of many significant paleontological discoveries, and...

06th Oct 2020

Prehistoric Crocodyliform Discovered in Spain

A new genus and species of crocodyliform has been discovered in Catalonia, Spain, from a partial skeleton. Hailing from the Cretaceous period, this animal brings us a fascinating picture of...

17th Sep 2020

Ornithopod Dinosaur Discovered in China

A new genus and species of ornithopod dinosaur has been discovered in China, from two immaculately preserved, almost complete skeletons. Dubbed “Changmiania liaomingensis“, this dinosaur pushes back the known range...

17th Sep 2020

New Triassic Mass Extinction Event Discovered

Around 230 million years ago in the Late Triassic, a brutal mass extinction event occurred, and it remained undetected until now. The event, dubbed “The Carnian Pluvial Event”, happened during...

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