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“Extinct Animals”

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 →
Dec 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest known horned dinosaur from North America was not exactly kissable, given its spiky cheekbones and sharp beak. Continue reading →
Nov 7, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
New laser scans of the flightless bird have exposed portions of its anatomy unknown to science, revealing secrets about how the bird once lived.
Oct 15, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Stiff backs and strong joints indicate giant kangaroos may have been hop-less.
Oct 15, 2014 12:02 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A trio of crocodile-like animals from Europe might have munched on dinosaurs and other impressively large prey during the Jurassic. Continue reading →
Oct 14, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dinos took long, heavy, deep and mucous-moistened breaths to keep their brains from frying.
Oct 1, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
What do a sabertooth cat and a can opener have in common? A lot, according to new research. Continue reading →
Sep 30, 2014 12:00 PM ET // AFP
A survey of more than 3,000 vertebrate species reveals the damage caused by a near doubling of the human population.
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