Biology

Large bodies helped extinct marine reptiles with long necks swim, new study finds

Scientists at the University of Bristol have discovered that body size is more important than body shape in determining the energy economy of swimming for …

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Injured dinosaur left behind unusual footprints

A set of dinosaur footprints in Spain has unusual features because the dinosaur that made the tracks had an injured foot, according to a study …

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Mammoths, meet the metaverse

Fearsome dire wolves and saber-toothed cats no longer prowl around La Brea Tar Pits, but thanks to new research, anyone can bring these extinct animals …

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Dinosaur faces and feet may have popped with colour

Most birds aren’t as colorful as parrots or peacocks. But if you look beyond the feathers, bright colors on birds aren’t hard to find: Think …

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Massive new animal species discovered in half-billion-year-old Burgess Shale

Palaeontologists at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) have uncovered the remains of a huge new fossil species belonging to an extinct animal group in half-a-billion-year-old …

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