The dire wolf, Canis dirus; was much larger than the largest wolves alive today.
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...
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.
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...
Paleontology programs not to subject your kids (or yourself) to.
Who among us has not been fascinated at some time in their lives by fossils. As a youngster I remember the excitement and intrigue at turning over rocks on the beach to reveal fossils.