Fossil of a short-tailed pterosaur, a flying reptile, Pterodactylus kochi.

Fossil Pigment Shows Colors Of 50 Million-Year-Old Mammals

By R. Siva Kumar - Oct 01, 2015 05:19 PM EDT

Scientists discovered a technique to identify the color of fossils that were as old as 300 million years.

Seven Lion Cubs born At Himeji Central Park

Scientists Use #CuteOff to find the World's Most Adorable Animals: Here Are 9 Superbly Squee Shots

By Cheri Cheng - Sep 03, 2015 03:55 PM EDT

Scientists are having fun with twitter by asking people to send in cute shots of animals.

Sex-crazed Marsupials

Sex Is Driving These Tiny Australian Mammals To Extinction

By Peter R - Jun 03, 2015 11:59 AM EDT

Two critically endangered species of Australian marsupials the Black-tailed and the Silver-headed Antechinus, are threatened due to climate change and change of habitat.


Dinosaurs, Like Mammals Were Warm-Blooded

By Peter R - May 29, 2015 06:22 PM EDT

Re-analysis of a study done in 2014 has led to the conclusions that dinosaurs can be categorized as warm-blooded animals like birds and mammals.

Blue Whale

Ocean Life Sizes Increased 150 Fold Over 542 Million Years, Courtesy Evolution

By Peter R - Feb 20, 2015 10:00 AM EST

A new study claims that evolution and not random drift, is favoring large life forms in the sea.

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