Only 20,000 lived at any given time, though.
Paleontologists and local activists took on a mining company at New Zealand's Foulden Maar. So, who won?
Lampreys were thought of as models of early vertebrate evolution, but new evidence suggests otherwise.
A deeper look at crystals pulled from a fossil’s stomach presents an intriguing counterargument.
The skill could have made it easier for animals to move from water onto land.
The cloaca is the hole-y grail to understanding prehistoric copulation.
Delicate insect genitalia are rarely retained as fossils.
The 9,000-year-old remains of a woman were found buried with hunting tools in the Andes.
A species of tiny mammals that lived amongst the dinosaurs might have led highly gregarious lives.
Paleontologist Jingmai O’Connor looks back millions of years to find hidden bridges in evolutionary history.
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