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The Jura-Museum Eichstaett image of an artist's reconstruction of a new piranha-like fish from Jurassic seas

In Toothy Prequel, Piranha-Like Fish Menaced Jurassic Seas

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters)  You can call it a prehistoric prequel Scientists said on Thursday they have unearthed in southern Germany the fossil of a fish...
A fire burns at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro

Massive Fire Tears Through Rio’s 200-Year old National Museum

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters)  A massive fire raced through Brazil's 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, probably destroying its collection of more...
An artist's rendering of Lingwulong shenqi, a newly discovered dinosaur unearthed in northwestern China

‘Amazing Dragon’ Fossils Rewrite History of Long-Necked Dinosaurs

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) Fossils unearthed on a hillside in northwestern China are forcing scientists to rethink the history of a dinosaur lineage that...
Two newly discovered early amphibians Tutusius and Umzantsia that lived about 360 million years ago during the Devonian Period in South Africa

South African Fossils Rewrite Early History of Life on Land

fossilBy Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) Fossils of two amphibians that lived within the Antarctic circle 360 million years ago are forcing scientists to rethink the...
The newly identified Cretaceous Period species Cifelliodon wahkarmoosuch in artist rendering by University of Southern California

Fossil Skull from Utah Sheds Light on Primitive Mammal Group

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) A fossilized skull of a small critter found in Utah underneath a dinosaur foot bone is providing insight into one...
Artist's life reconstruction of the titanosaurian dinosaur Mansourasaurus shahinae on a coastline in what is now the Western Desert of Egypt approximately 80 million years ago is pictured in this handout image

Fossil of School Bus-Sized Dinosaur Dug Up in Egyptian Desert

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) Scientists have unearthed in a Sahara Desert oasis in Egypt fossils of a long-necked, four-legged, school bus-sized dinosaur that lived roughly...