The Evolving Story of Apatosaurus

Have you ever heard of Apatosaurus?  Apatosaurus lived on Earth approximately 150 million years ago in the Jurassic Period. You…

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Exploring the Extinct Koala Lemur of Madagascar

We’ve talked about koalas before, and we’ve touched on lemurs a bit before, too. Today, we are going to talk…

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Iguanodon Fun Facts and Fossils

Iguanodon lived in the Cretaceous Period, about 125 million years ago, across modern-day Europe and Asia. The first Iguanodon fossils…

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Woolly Mammoths and What We Have Learned From Their Fossils

Woolly Mammoths have lived on Earth since 5 million years ago to just 4,500 years ago. There were several species…

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The Gigantic Ancestors of Present Day Moose

Earlier this week, we discussed information about moose living in North America. You can go here to check it out.…

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Ground Sloths Revisited with More Fun Facts

Earlier this week, we began the discussion on Giant Ground Sloths, the extinct ancestors of today’s tree sloths. If you…

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Extinct Giant Ground Sloths-Megatherium

We all know and appreciate tree sloths, who hang around in the trees of South America and move slowly, always…

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What Makes a Duck a Duck and Other Fun Facts

“Duck” is actually a wide category of different types of waterfowl; there is no one duck species. All ducks do,…

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Animals on rafts: How Floating Debris Likely Shaped Animal Evolution

Going into this week, I was prepared to tell you about lemurs, but then I learned that lemurs are not…

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