Paleontologists believe the ichthyosaur died shorty after consuming its last meal due to a broken neck
Researchers created first-ever fully 3D simulation of the whole event.
These might be one of the youngest sharks to evolve.
Dinosaur extinction is now widely believed to have been caused by a large asteroid impact.
Scientists raced as many as 12 bird species on an enclosed track to understand and relate their locomotive traits to those of long-extinct dinosaurs.
205-million-year-old fossil identified as new species of tiny reptile that lived alongside dinosaurs
The fossil, which was found in rocks in a quarry near Cardiff in South Wales, has been named Clevosaurus cambric.
200 million-year-old fossil of rare Jurassic-era 'sea dragon' was found hidden in private collection
The fossil is only the second known specimen found to belong to the rare prehistoric sea creature species called Wahlisaurus massarae.
Scientists believe that around 12,800 years ago, the Earth was hit by fragments of a dying comet, measured around 100km in diameter.
Palaeontologists consider this find as the "Holy Grail" of discoveries, since dinosaur fossils from the end of the Age of Dinosaurs are hard to find in Africa.
Archaeopteryx is an important group of bird-like dinosaurs which marks the evolutionary transition between reptilian dinosaurs and birds.
The newly-identified brittle star species is believed to be the cousin of modern starfish and is considered to have had incredible survival powers.
Caihong juji was about the same size as a duck and lived 161 million years ago, according to scientists.
Previously unknown species, which has been named Diluvicursor pickeringi, uncovered in 113-million-year-old rocks in south-eastern Australia.
33 fossil teeth of the Cretaceous Period shark, collected over a period of 38 years, revealed a new species that was likely the ancestor of the largest known shark – megalodon.
Titanoboa cerrejonensis is the largest snake ever known to have existed and an early ancestor to today's boa constrictors.
Urkudelphis chawpipacha: New species of ancient dolphin discovered that lived 20-30 million years ago
Urkudelphis chawpipacha may be the ancestor of modern river dolphins, say scientists after exciting find in Ecuador.
Plesiosaurs are a group of marine reptiles which roamed the oceans until being wiped out 66 million years ago.
The stunningly well-preserved fossil of the 70-million-year-old dinosaur was reportedly dug up by poachers and smuggled to Europe.
Palaeontologists say that the new discovery provides more information about the evolution of ancient underwater creature.
The archaeological treasure trove also included skeletons of what is believed to be pterosaurs hatchlings and young adults.
New insights have allowed researchers to create the most accurate depiction of any dinosaur to date.
Restoration expert Eudald Guillamet found the animal artwork while cleaning the cave to remove graffiti.
Geologist Naresh Ghose found the prokaryote, a tiny, single celled organism, in shale underlying volcanic rock in the Gwalior basin of the Bundelkhand region near Jhansi.
Scientists believe that a Sauropod that weighed 35 tonnes was responsible for making massive 110-step trackways.
Scientists estimate that during the Permian Period, before dinosaurs even existed, Antarctica was covered in trees.
Humans are lucky it hit that spot sixty-six million years ago, or we might not be around today.
Researchers used iridium - the second most dense metal on Earth - to effectively target and attack cancer cells, boosting hopes for new treatments.
Researchers estimate that the fearsome predator had a wingspan of up to 36 feet and may have stood as tall as a giraffe.
The 5.5 metre-long Jurassic ichthyosaur is believed to be one of the most complete skeletons of its kind ever found in India.
The colour patterns of dinosaurs resemble those seen in many modern animals, helping them to avoid detection by both predators and prey.