Fossils Haberleri

Mystriosaurus laurillardi identified 250 years after fossil find

Mystriosaurus laurillardi identified 250 years after fossil find

Skull of Mysterious Jurassic crocodile's fossil found in a Bavarian town in Germany in the 1770s. Researchers found fossil belonged to crocodile which lived in tropical waters. Palaeontologists identified the animal by comparing German and UK fossils…

Smallest fossil monkey found in Perus Amazon jungle

Smallest fossil monkey found in Peru's Amazon jungle

A team of Peruvian and American scientists have uncovered the 18-million-year-old remains of the smallest fossil monkey ever found. The primate specimen is an unworn M1 of exceptionally small size (equivalent in size to the extant callitrichine,…

A Denisovan fossil was discovered on Tibetan Plateau

A Denisovan fossil was discovered on Tibetan Plateau

The jawbone, discovered high on the Tibetan Plateau and dated to more than 160,000 years ago, is also the first Denisovan specimen found outside the Siberian cave in which the hominin was uncovered a decade ago.

Mystery shrouding Dickinsonia that oldest animal fossil

Mystery shrouding Dickinsonia that oldest animal fossil

ANU scientists solve mystery shrouding oldest animal fossils. These soft-bodied creatures that lived 558 million years ago on the seafloor could, in principle, have had mouths and guts - organs that many palaeontologists argue emerged during the…

Researchers Find Oldest Evidence of Animal Life on Earth

Researchers Find Oldest Evidence of Animal Life on Earth

Demosponge steroid biomarker 26-methylstigmastane provides evidence for Neoproterozoic animals... The oldest clue of animal life, dating back at least 100 million years before the Cambrian period, when most major types of animals appear, has been…