Fossils

Ancient Fossils Discovered Inside Glass Asteroids

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Tech

A series of ancient fossils have been discovered inside an asteroid. But before you get over-excited, no - it's not evidence of some kind of myster...

Wooly Mammoth Tusk Found In Seattle

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

A massive eight-foot tusk that once belonged to a woolly mammoth has been unearthed in down-town Seattle. The impressive specimen is thought to da...

Giant Armadillo Among Prehistoric Fossil Find In Venezuela

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Sulzmann | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK

Palaeontologists have discovered the remains of prehistoric animals dating back to the end of the Ice Age buried in south America. The fossils, sta...

You'll Never Guess What Scientists Nicknamed This Dinosaur

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK

Scientists have found a new type of unusual dinosaur - with an even more unusual name. Nasutoceratops titusi, which was discovered in 2006 in the U...

Dog Digs Up 200,000-Year-Old Woolly Mammoth Tooth (PICTURES)

Central European News | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

A burrowing dog made a mammoth find when he unearthed a tooth belonging to one of the Ice Age giants. The collie, named Mavrik, was being walked in...

Evidence Of Complex Brain Found In 520-Million-Year-Old Fossil

PA | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK

Scientists have uncovered the earliest evidence of a complex brain in a 520 million-year-old fossil arthropod. The well-preserved three-inch long c...

Is This The Weirdest Ever Looking Dinosaur?

PA | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK

A newly described dinosaur resembled a weird combination of parrot, vampire bat and porcupine. Pegomastax africanus, which measured less than two f...

What Do You Know About The Sinocalliopteryx

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

A wolf-like dinosaur hunted primitive flying birds that had not yet mastered the art of fast take-offs, according to a study of new fossils. Scient...

New Light Shed On Mystery Mammals That Walked Earth Before Dinosaurs

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK

A mystery mammal with sharp digging claws has shed new light on the animals that walked the earth after dinosaurs. Ancient Mongolian rocks have pro...

African Human Fossil Find Breakthrough Hailed

PA | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

At least three species from the human family Homo may have lived together in Africa almost two million years ago, new research suggests. One of the...

Meet The Mini Mammoth (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK

The smallest mammoth known to have ever existed has been identified by scientists. Mammuthus creticus, was roughly the size of a modern baby Afric...

Dramatic Fossil Find Shows Early Human Species 'Co-Existed'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

Separate species of ancient human ancestors co-existed 3.4m years ago, a dramatic fossil find has shown. While one species walked upright on land, ...

Mysterious 'Red Deer' People Were Distinct From Humans, Study Finds

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK

A mysterious stone age people, a species of human distinct from our own, may have lived in China as recently as 11,500 years ago, Fossil remains w...

The Art of Fossil Hunting: Love Art London Meets Dale Rogers

Chris Pensa | Posted 25.04.2012 | Home
Chris Pensa

As job descriptions go, fossil hunter is right up there with chocolate taster, ninja, paradise island caretaker and senior armageddon avoidance engineer. But no-one really does this for a living, right? Wrong.

AMAZING Fossil Find Baffles Scientists (Photos)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK

Archaeologists were baffled when they discovered 75 fossilised whales in a desert in Chile. Pictures of the 2010 find, recently released to the Ass...

Dinosaur Fossils Sell For Six Figures At Sothebys

Melanie Hick | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Tech

A "dinosaur mummy", two colourful swirling ammonites and a triceratops' skull have gone to auction at Sothebys Paris. The mummy, a tenontosaure dinosa...