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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