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Sep 10, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Discovery of three new Jurassic Era animals suggests that early mammals, which resembled squirrels, first emerged 208 million years ago. Continue reading →
Aug 5, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Foot bones more than 40 million years old, from Antarctica, reveal a creature standing more than 6 and a half feet tall.
Jul 7, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world's largest ever flying bird, with a wingspan measured at around 24 feet long, was appropriately unearthed at an airport. Continue reading →
Jun 30, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Rare blue parrot already believed to be extinct in the wild, after deforestation and non-native honeybees started competing with them for nest space.
May 20, 2014 08:40 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A mysterious species of snake has been rediscovered lurking in volcanic rocks on an island off Mexico.
May 19, 2014 12:11 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Godzilla Shark was even creepier than first thought, as a CT scan has revealed that the 300-million-year-old predator sported teeth on its lips. Continue reading →
May 15, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Godzilla shark ruled a warm lagoon 300 million years ago in what is now New Mexico.
May 7, 2014 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
This dino with an ultra long snout was likely snuffed out by a giant meteor some 66 million years ago.
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