The dire wolf, Canis dirus; was much larger than the largest wolves alive today.
Much has been written about dinosaurs and the fury of T-Rex in popular culture; but are you aware there were giant creatures dominating Earth's oceans long, long before the dino-era ending 65 million years ago?
Today, if you wish to see large herds of large animals, then Africa is the place to go; but once, not so long ago the Americas boasted a collection of large animals or megafauna that must have astounded the earliest...
Whether you're walking along the beach of the world's oceans or the USA's Great Lakes, your imagination is on high alert ! You pick up what looks like a fossil and wonder what creature remains you're holding in your...
In the late 1990's paleontologists started to discover dinosaurs with feathers and all of a sudden a theory from the 1800's became viable again. Read about the fascinating journey of the dinosaur to bird theory.
Nowhere near so well known as the Smilodon cats, otherwise called as saber toothed tigers, was a predator almost twice the size of the largest of them, the short faced bear. The short faced bear was possibly the largest...
What were sharks like in prehistoric times? Were they bigger? More aggressive? Did they look totally different or were they exactly the same?
You might have seen only few beautiful dinosaurs in teen titan cartoons and fantasy tails about vikings and pirates of jungles, but there are some bitter reality with respect to their looks.
Millions of years ago, an entire species became extinct. Fortunately they have left behind many evidences of their existence; therefore, we can learn a lot about this extinct creature.
The sabertooth cat is a well-known prehistoric creature. Though most closely related to a lion, it is frequently called a sabertooth tiger.