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In the last 500 million years, life has had to recover from five catastrophic blows. Are humans dealing the planet a sixth? More than 99 percent of all organisms that have ever lived on Earth are extinct.
A series of recent finds in museum collections revealed the surprising diversity of crocodiles and their relatives, from their earliest Triassic ancestors who snacked on small dinosaurs, to the scaly who
If you thought dinosaurs were the largest living animals on land, think again. Now we finally know what was preying on all those vegetarian dinosaurs. Ancient fossils reveal a lot about the eating habits
More than 99 percent of all organisms that have ever lived on Earth are extinct. As new species evolve to fit ever changing ecological niches, older species fade away. But the rate of extinction is far
Carnivorous dinosaurs are widely considered history's greatest predators, but a new study suggests that herbivores lived in fear of a 30-foot crocodile-like creature 210 million years ago. Paleontologists
Researchers were studying the evolution of the Mediterranean region, piecing together its geological history when they came across a hidden mass of land. This brand-new continent that is being dubbed Adria’
Have you been to Greater Adria? If you’ve ever vacationed in the Mediterranean region–specifically, Italy, Turkey, Greece or Croatia–the chances are you’ve stepped foot on the last traces of a string islands