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Nov 5, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A scrappy, furry plant-lover named Luck coexisted with dinosaurs and provides important new insights into the evolution of Earth's earliest mammals.
Oct 24, 2014 10:50 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Here are some of the animals--both on sea and on land--that existed during this mega-sized shark’s heyday.
Oct 23, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
With fangs and the first sawlike teeth on Earth, the biggest predator in the swamps of the early Permian Period ate anything it wanted.
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.
Oct 15, 2014 12:02 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A trio of crocodile-like animals from Europe might have munched on dinosaurs and other impressively large prey during the Jurassic. Continue reading →
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 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 →
Sep 11, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
T. rex may still be the king of dinosaurs, but new fossils suggest Spinosaurus had star power of its own and sported a dramatic sail.
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