Phorusrhacos – Fearsome Prehistoric Bird

Compared to some of the other prehistoric animals which we talk about on Light Future Art, Phorusrhacos lived fairly recently.…

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Dilophosaurus – Fossils Tell a Story

Dilophosaurus was a theropod who lived in North America roughly 190 million years ago. The first of the fossil specimens…

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Beelzebufo – The Devil Toad

Beelzebufo ampinga has been popularly called the “Devil toad” or the “frog from Hell”, and the name “Beelzebufo” itself even…

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20 Cool Fun Facts About Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs have amazed and entranced us since we first discovered them nearly 200 years ago. Let’s take a look at…

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Dunkleosteus – Giant Fish of an Ancient Ocean

Dunkleosteus terrelli was one of the largest fish in the ocean, as large as an elephant, and the largest of…

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The Evolution of Paleontology

Paleontology as a science has only formally been around since the 1700s. Philosophers and scientists have been noticing signs for…

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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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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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