Scientists have been shocked to find fossils belonging to the pygmy right whale—typically confined to the Southern Hemisphere, in parts of Italy and Japan.
Neanderthals had a very varied diet based on what foods were available to them where they lived. They also knew what to eat when they were sick.
The extinction of the giant reptiles, marsupials and birds that once called Australia home has been the subject of much debate, including the role early Australians may have had on their fate.
Scientists have long believed that our distant cousins are an ancient group of armoured fish called placoderms. But a new study is casting doubt on that view.
A 133 million-year-old fossil hints that dinosaurs had bigger brains than we’ve realised.
Twenty-tonne Savannasaurus from western Queensland brings the number of named Australian sauropods to five.