Exploring Saber-Toothed Cats Through Fossils

There were seven species of true saber-toothed cats who once roamed the Earth. There were dozens of so-called “false saber-toothed…

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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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Rhamphorhynchus – Well Preserved Fossils Tell Stories

Rhamphorhynchus was a long-tailed pterosaur who lived 150 million years ago. The name Rhamphorhynchus translates to “beak snout”. It was…

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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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