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Ancient giant reptile`s live birth preserved in 248-million-year old fossil

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 14:00

A new study has claimed that Ichthyosaur fossils may show the earliest live birth from an ancient Mesozoic marine reptile.

Russian scientists name fossil reptile after Lenin

Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 12:44

Russian scientists, studying pre-historic life, have named a recently discovered fossil ichthyosaur after Vladimir Lenin, the father of the 1917 Bolshevik revolution.

Giant predator fed on similar-sized prey

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 16:28

A 28-foot reptile species is the first top marine predator that fed on similar-sized prey more than 244 million years ago, say findings based on a fossil recovered from the Nevada desert.

Doubts cast over exploding dinosaur hypothesis

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 19:42

The pregnant ichthyosaur female from Holzmaden (Germany) that perished 182 million years ago has baffled researchers for quite some time.

Mythical Kraken-like sea monster existed?

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 18:29

A leading paleontologist claims to have proof of existence of a mythical 100-feet sea monster that ate the ocean`s biggest predators liked whales.