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Oct 29, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Paleontologists have rescued part of its skull and a tusk, but there may even be a complete mammoth buried below the surface.
Oct 24, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A fossil tusk rescued from the sea proves mammoths swam to Southern California's Channel Islands much earlier than thought.
Oct 22, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A dinosaur nicknamed Horrible Hands turns out not to have been so horrible, but it sported a suite of unusual features including a humpback, super long arms and sink-proof legs.
Sep 10, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Pisco-Ica desert along the country's coast yields remains of rare species, with well-preserved skulls.
Sep 10, 2014 04:50 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Prevalence of the dinosaur's skin in fossil record may have more to do with texture, toughness than population density or habitat.
Aug 27, 2014 03:20 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The specimen, approximately 560 million years old, contains fibrous bundles that appear to be muscle tissue, an important evolutionary adaptation.
Aug 4, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Half-ton boulder with fossilized remains is hauled up to street level by elbow grease, ingenuity, and a ropes-and-pulleys system.
Jul 16, 2014 03:40 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
One of the first predators of its day, the creature sported compound eyes, body armor and two spiky claws for grabbing prey.
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