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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 →
Dec 3, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Discovery News
Iconic giants face an uncertain future, their decline going almost unnoticed.
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.
Sep 24, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mysterious animals whose remains resemble dried up pomegranates lived 370 million years before the world's first dinosaurs emerged. 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 →
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.
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