The Stellar's sea cow went extinct within 27 years of it being first spotted by humans.They were hunted for their flesh which supposedly tasted like almond oil.
Around 260 Buddhist statues, some over six-and-a-half feet tall, were found in Jingchuan County, China.
Archaeologists unearthed the remains from the massive burial site near the Czech Republic's Sedlec Ossuary, known for its extensive use of human bones as decoration.
The fortress, which once belonged to the Iron Age Urartian civilisation, was built at a time when water levels were much lower than they are today.
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo opened a display of the never-seen-before items which include gold 55 pieces of fabric adorned with gold.
A team from the University of Lyon 2 spent around six weeks on a search operation at Cluny Abbey in France. They unearthed a treasure trove of medieval coins and gold.
Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities said that although the coffin was in a bad condition, the mummy itself was well-preserved and featured decorations of sky god Khebr and Isis.
Scientists believe that a Sauropod that weighed 35 tonnes was responsible for making massive 110-step trackways.
Researchers from The Great Mayan Aquifer Research Project believe the tunnel could lead to a hidden cenote under the El Castillo pyramid in Yucatán, Mexico.
Previously, it was thought that the first wine production began around 5,400-5,000 BCE in an area of the Zagros Mountains in Iran.
Scientists estimate that during the Permian Period, before dinosaurs even existed, Antarctica was covered in trees.
The discovery was made when University of Portsmouth's Grant Smith was looking at Cretaceous-era rocks collected on the coast for a dissertation project.
The engraved stone seal is so intricate that some details can only be seen with a powerful camera lens.
The scientists used particles called muons, which are commonly produced by cosmic rays, to create a picture of the pyramid's internal structure.
The Great Pyramid is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that is still intact and is the largest structure of its kind ever built.
The Argentine settlement, built in the tenth century, was based on decentralised networks and power sharing, according to archaeologists.
Event took place more than 3,000 years ago and might help to explain a cryptic passage in the Bible.
The dinosaur fossil, which was found in the South of France, is believed to be a primitive cousin of Iguanodon and has been named Matheronodon provincialis.
The 5.5 metre-long Jurassic ichthyosaur is believed to be one of the most complete skeletons of its kind ever found in India.
New research has re-examined the skull, which was first discovered 12 km inland from Papua New Guinea's north coast in 1929.