Majungasaurus – One of the Last Surviving Dinosaurs

Majungasaurus was one of the last dinosaurs to live, right at the end of the Cretaceous Period 66 million years…

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Kelenken the Largest of the Terror Birds

Kelenken was a large bird (part of the “terror bird” group and the largest of all of them) from South…

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Gazelles – Interesting and Fun Facts

Gazelles are a type of antelope, most closely related to goats and sheep. There are 19 species of gazelle who…

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Thylacosmilus – Extinct Animals of South America

Thylacosmilus lived in South America 9 million years ago and was a saber-toothed metatherian. What is a metatherian? Metatherians largely…

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The Little Bear That Isn’t A Bear At All

Have you ever heard of a kinkajou?  Kinkajous are called “honey bears”, although they are unrelated to bears at all,…

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Human Size Ancient Penguins

If you’ll remember, last week there was something of a surprise when I was researching otter evolution. I thought that…

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