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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.
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 →
Apr 22, 2014 07:05 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
If you hope to avoid extinction, it pays not to be a finicky eater. Continue reading →
Mar 19, 2014 03:59 PM ET // Tim Wall
Genetic evidence suggests giant, flightless birds, the moas, thrived until Polynesians colonized New Zealand in the 13th century, when the birds quickly went extinct. Continue reading →
Mar 13, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Waters off the California coast were once home to a porpoise that used a long, lower snout to hunt for food. Continue reading →
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