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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 8, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
South America usually gets all the fanfare for discoveries of large dinosaurs, but Africa had some enormous dinos too, as evidenced by a new find this week. Continue reading →
Aug 14, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Natural Trap Cave excavation poses some unusual challenges, like how to get through customs with piles of dirty, 50,000-year-old bones. Continue reading →
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 25, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A newly discovered dinosaur species offers hints that feathers were much more common among the ancient beasts than once thought.
Jul 24, 2014 09:50 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Several parallel tyrannosaur tracks unearthed in Canada suggest the hungry beasts may have stuck together to better their odds of taking down prey.
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.
Jul 9, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Gigantic sea scorpions that lurked in the ocean more than 400 million years ago weren't as scary as they sound.
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