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“Extinct Animals”

Aug 17, 2015 04:15 PM ET // Richard Farrell
The never-before seen, and now extinct, species confirms that the creatures once lived in the Caribbean, where they are not found today.
Jul 23, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Discovery of the world's oldest known snake reveals that it lived among dinosaurs, evolved from lizards, and had four tiny feet.
Jul 8, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
“Wendy,” a newly discovered dinosaur, had curls, frills and horns … but also weighed over a ton. Continue reading →
Jun 9, 2015 09:25 AM ET // AFP
The population of the yellow-breasted bunting has plunged by 90 percent since 1980.
May 7, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Which came first: heads or brains? One of the oldest brains ever discovered is helping to answer that question and more.
Apr 7, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Brontosaurus, the “thunder lizard,” is back after having been previously misidentified and stripped of its name. Continue reading →
Mar 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Traits associated with butterflies, lobsters and spiders are all present in a newly found super ancient creature that gave rise to these and other modern species. Continue reading →
Mar 19, 2015 08:50 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A tall, upright beast with slicing teeth was North America's top predator before the reign of dinosaurs.
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