Exceedingly well-preserved bird fossil specimens dating 50 million years represent a new species that is a previously unknown relative of the modern-day ostrich, according to a new paper co-authored by Sterling Nesbitt of Virginia Tech’s College of.
This is the most complete skeleton of a so-called dawn horse ever discovered. This specimen of Protorohippus venticolus was much more diminutive than today's horses, standing less than two feet high at the shoulder, but its long back legs sugge
A beautifully preserved flower fossil dated around 50 million years old. It's believed to belong to the Asteracaea family, which includes daisies, sunflowers and dandelions and is the most diverse group of flowering plants on Earth.
A highly unusual Jurassic age lobster fossil, Cycleryon sp from the Upper Jurassic Solnhofen formation, Germany The Cycleryon is a lobster-like crustacean that possessed a heavily armoured carapace, thin claws, and strong legs for swimming.
Prequel outshines the original: Exceptional fossils of doahugou biota. This is the fossil of the salamander Chunerpeton showing not only the preserved skeleton but also the skin and even external gills.