The dire wolf, Canis dirus; was much larger than the largest wolves alive today.
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...
Paleontology programs not to subject your kids (or yourself) to.
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.
Ichthyosaurs were swimming in the oceans while dinosaurs roamed the land. They filled the biological niche that would later be filled by dolphins and whales and then went extinct.
Who among us has not been fascinated at some time in their childhood by fossils. As a youngster I remember the excitement and intrigue at turning over rocks on the beach to reveal fossils.
The dinosaur was an amazing creature. They came in all sizes and shapes. The lived on earth millions of years ago.
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...
What were sharks like in prehistoric times? Were they bigger? More aggressive? Did they look totally different or were they exactly the same? I did some research and found some very interesting facts and pictures about...
From fearless sauropods to Pinocchio Rex