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“Extinct Animals”

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.
Mar 18, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The family tree of horses just took an unexpected turn, as researchers have found horses are related to the strangest animals ever discovered.
Mar 13, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The rhino calf, nicknamed 'Sasha' after the hunter and businessman who found it, is the only complete young specimen of the species ever found.
Mar 6, 2015 02:50 PM ET // Richard Farrell
A Jerdon's babbler has been spotted in Myanmar for the first time in nearly a quarter century.
Feb 12, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our earliest animal ancestors were a tiny but tough group, reveals newly discovered remains of the world's first tree-dwelling and subterranean mammal ancestors. Continue reading →
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