ARTICLES RELATING TO PALAEONOTLOGY

Fossil of prehistoric deer found in Argentina

2019-01-08 12:04

The well-preserved fossil of a prehistoric deer has been discovered just to the north of Buenos Aires, the La Matanza University has revealed.

UCT-led team makes new dinosaur discovery

2017-10-26 07:31

A team of scientists from universities in South Africa, the UK and Brazil have discovered the first evidence of a large carnivorous dinosaur roaming Southern Africa 200 million years ago.

Unlikely couple found fossilised in Karoo

2013-06-24 14:31

Scientists from South Africa, Australia and France have discovered a world first association while scanning a 250 million year old fossilised burrow.

Found: Prehistoric mini-continent

2013-02-25 11:59

Scientists have claimed they had found traces of a micro-continent hidden underneath the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.

 

New species of dinosaur found in the Free State

2018-09-27 17:29

A new species of dinosaur, roughly double the size of a large African elephant, has been discovered in the Free State.

How do you tell a boy dinosaur from a girl dinosaur?

2015-04-23 07:56

For extinct creatures like dinosaurs known only from fossils, it is notoriously difficult to differentiate the males from the females of a species because sex distinctions are rarely obvious from the skeletons.

Tyrannosaurus skeleton returns to Mongolia

2013-05-07 08:52

The United States gave back to Mongolia the remains of a Tyrannosaurus skeleton stolen from the Gobi desert and sold at an auction in New York.

Tyrannosaurus goes home

2013-02-15 12:05

A nearly complete 70 million year old tyrannosaurus bataar skeleton will be returned to Mongolia following the prosecution of a Florida paleontologist.

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