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A volcanic eruption may have helped the dinosaurs take over the world
It may have been another major mass extinction in our planet’s history.
This three-foot-tall parrot proves New Zealand is the mecca of giant weird birds
Island gigantism strikes again.
A warming climate spelled doom for giant ice-age beavers
The now-extinct giant beaver once lived from Florida to Alaska.
A 50-million-year-old school of fish is etched forever in this rare fossil
Megapixels: The ancient rock offers a glimpse of how this freshwater species behaved in unison.
The endangered species list is full of ghosts
Like dozens of others, the Scioto madtom has probably been extinct for years even though it's still listed as "endangered."
Scientists thought they lost the world’s largest bee, but it was hiding in plain sight
This time, they GIFed it.
How are dinosaurs named?
New species get identified and named every year, even though you've probably never heard of them.
Behold the mighty elephant bird, blindly crashing through the Madagascan forest
Sightless, flightless, and 10 feet tall.
When and how did dinosaurs go extinct?
It's asteroid versus volcano.