A new laser 3D scan of the extinct flightless bird dodo has exposed portions of its anatomy previously unknown to science, revealing secrets about how the bird once lived, says a study.
The largest shark ever on the face of earth 'Megalodon' became extinct approx 2.6 million years ago, reveal researchers.
Large animals in Ice Age that included Sabre-toothed cats, huge kangaroos, and a leopard-sized marsupial lion became extinct because of human hunters and not climate change, says a new study.
Species of plants and animals are becoming extinct at least 1,000 times faster than they did before humans arrived on the scene.
Researchers have warned that the world`s largest tropical desert, the Sahara, has suffered a catastrophic collapse of its wildlife populations.
The long-nosed Pinocchio lizard, believed to be extinct for 50 years, has been rediscovered in the cloud forests of Ecuador.
Scientists have discovered an extinct species of koala bear that lived in the rainforest canopies of northern Australia about 20 million years ago.
An international team of scientists have revealed that a total of 14 different crocodile species existed and at least seven of them occupied the same area at the same time about five million years ago.
Even though dinosaurs have been long extinct, bringing them back to life might be possible.
In a new study, researchers from two disparate fields have discovered the teeth of 65-million-year-old dinosaurs.
Factors like reduction of habitat have contributed to the decline of vultures.
Fossils of two new species of horned dinosaurs have been discovered in southern Utah.
Day in Pics: 28th November
Showbiz World - November 28, 2014