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Jan 29, 2016 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An enormous bird with eggs the size of cantaloupes lived a long and successful life in Australia -- until hungry humans arrived. Continue reading →
Jan 28, 2016 09:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A construction crew uncovered the remains of the beast while digging in the north end of Reser Stadium.
Jan 20, 2016 09:34 AM ET // AFP
A tiny but scary-looking marine critter that died out with the dinosaurs, caught prey with the aid of two monstrous eyes.
Jan 7, 2016 10:40 AM ET // Mindy Weisberger, LiveScience
Three extremely rare fossil specimens of an extinct squid-like animal provide new evidence of the creature’s body structure.
Jan 5, 2016 01:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The finds boost Australia’s total number of known freshwater fish species by nearly 10 percent.
Jan 5, 2016 09:15 AM ET // Marlowe Hood, AFP
The largest ape to roam Earth died out 100,000 years ago because it failed to move to the savannah grass when climate change hit its preferred diet.
Dec 15, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
With help from close blood relatives of the famous animal, the Pinta tortoise could one day thrive again.
Dec 13, 2015 03:29 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The find reveals that Late Jurassic horned dinosaurs were much more diverse than previously thought.
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