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Kyung Soo Kim et al./Nature/ r. Anthony Romilio

This prehistoric croc was faster on two legs, despite having flat feet

Scientists have found evidence that crocodile ancestors walked on their hind legs – like a Tyrannosaurus rex. Modern crocodiles crawl forwards with four legs all to the sides, but 120 million years ago,…

Adalatherium

‘Crazy beast’ from the age of dinosaurs discovered

A new mammal from an essentially unknown group found only in the Southern Hemisphere has been revealed by international research involving palaeontologists from Monash University. The full fossil skeleton allows a reconstruction of…

Fossil find solves evolutionary debate

It’s hard to track down members of a family when many of them disappeared millions of years ago.

The curious case of the shapeshifting dinosaurs

New research reveals that dinosaurs changed shape during their lives. This means that many dinosaurs, which have so far been considered to be different species, were actually just different growth stages of the…

Ancient creature brought back to life with 3D model

A highly advanced computer model shows how an early tetrapod heaved itself out of primordial water.

Ancient reptiles suffered from arthritis

Joint pain may be an age-old affair.

Dinosaur farts could have contributed to global warming

Gaseous emissions from giant herbivores may have been enough to warm the Earth.

New clues for dinosaur extinction

New research suggests that some dinosaurs may have been slowly declining before they finally disappeared.

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