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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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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Recent Fossil Discovery Giant Carnivore – Simbakubwa Kutokaafrika

Normally we discuss here fossil discoveries which have been known for decades, sometimes centuries, with ongoing discussion today. Today we…

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Koolasuchus Recent Fossil Finds Give Hints About Extinct Animal

Koolasuchus is a really cool name for a very cool animal.  Koolasuchus was only discovered as recently as 1990, although…

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The Evolution of Present Day Hippos

Hippopotamuses are a very old species, believed to be on Earth since 55 million years ago. Fossils have been found…

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Mammoth-sized Rhinos: Elasmotherium and the Unicorn Legend

Have you ever heard of Elasmotherium?  It is a mouthful.  Elasmotherium lived from 2 million years ago to almost the…

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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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