Paleontology programs not to subject your kids (or yourself) to.
Have you ever wondered what a cricket sounded like in the Jurassic? Or found yourself trying to imagine what color dinosaurs were? Science is starting to uncover the answers...
The dire wolf, Canis dirus; was much larger than the largest wolves alive today.
The Miocene Epoch was a time of a shift from tropical forest to grassland domination due in part to xtensive mountain building which disrupted air circulation patterns creating drier conditions. As a result, a number of animal lines highly adapted to forest life without the attributes to survive...
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 hand must have looked like and how it lived, or how long ago.
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?
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.
Some of the weirdest creatures known to science lived in the Cambrian era where critters that looked like spiky cockroaches swam at the bottom of the ocean and creatures evolved to have five eyes and strange appendages we still can't explain. Come take a peak into their peculiar world and look upon...
What were sharks like in prehistoric times? Were they bigger? More aggressive? Did they look totally different or were they exactly the same?
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.