Browsing the "Fossils" Tag

Earliest record of beaver found in Oregon

September 20th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

The earliest record of beavers existing in North America has been found in Oregon. An archaeologist discovered two fossil teeth


How Mosasaurs came to rule the ocean

August 4th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Scientists are studied how Mosasaurs tranformed from animals with limited swimming ability to one of the top marine predators. Mosasaurs’


Oldest armored creature discovered

June 7th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

A 700-million-year-old microfossil of an organism covered in spiny plates is the oldest armored creature yet discovered. The plated animals


Giant shrimp was once largest sea monster

May 26th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

LiveScience has posted an interesting article about anomalocaridids, giant shrimp-like creatures which, for a few million years, were once the



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