palaeontology

AI Image of an ancient looking reptilian animal swimming in water

Rare Fossil Skin Discovery Unveils Evolutionary Transition from Water to Land

It’s hard to find fossil skin, but a rare discovery reveals clues about the evolution from water to land

Fossil captures starfish splitting itself in two – showing this has been happening for 155 million years. The 155-million-year-old fossil Gunter Schweigert, CC BY

Fossil captures starfish splitting itself in two

Fossil captures starfish splitting itself in two – showing this has been happening for 155 million years

Thin line from each giraffe mouth - Bradshaw Foundation

Podcast Episode 92 l The Story of the Dabbous Giraffes

Deep in the heart of the Sahara Desert, amidst the scorching sands and towering dunes, lies a remarkable archaeological treasure - the Dabous Giraffes. They can be found on a sandstone outcrop in the ...

Reconstruction of Perucetus colossus in its coastal habitat. A whale-like creature is swimming in the ocean.

New Fossil Whale Challenges Record as Heaviest Animal in History

Scientists have unveiled a new species of early whale that could potentially hold the title as the heaviest animal to have ever lived. Found in Peru, the fossils of this ancient cetacean, named Peruce...