A pre-Jurassic era fossil of a carnivorous marine reptile has been found on a beach in south Wales.
Argentine palaeontologists who have discovered new fossils suggest that dinosaurs may have survived beyond the Jurassic period.
Around 250 million years ago when dinosaurs roamed the earth, the earth had five times more carbon dioxide (CO2) than today, research shows.
A fossil of the oldest known ancestor of modern rats -- an agile creature that could climb, burrow and eat just about anything -- has been unearthed in China, scientists said yesterday.
Ichthyosaurs are marine reptiles known from hundreds of fossils from the time of the dinosaurs.
Scientists have discovered the fossilised skeleton of a baby dinosaur representing a new meat-eating species that roamed 161 million years ago during the late Jurassic Period.
The eggs, found in 1976 in South Africa, date from the early part of the Jurassic Period.
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