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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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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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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Triceratops Fossils Allow a Look into the Past

Triceratops is a very well known dinosaur today.  Most people can create an image of this extinct dinosaur in their…

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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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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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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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