Despite being a scientific field, paleontology often finds itself victim to clickbait of Gigantic proportions.
Is there a connection between the avocados in your guacamole and extinct giant ground sloths? The answer may surprise you.
Article #50! For such an occasion, I wanted to do something fun. Inside are 50 of my favourite facts about prehistory, spanning everything from Dino-bats to devil frogs.
Jurassic Park introduced the world to Dilophosaurus, a predatory dinosaur that could spit venom. But was it capable of this? And have any other dinosaurs been revealed as venomous?
Stegosaurus is most famous for its deadly tail spikes, referred to by paleontologists as “Thagomizers.” But where did the name thagomizer come from? And what does it have to do with a 1982 newspaper comic?
Just how many dinosaurs have been named Megalosaurus? If you ask me, far too many.
While today we recognize fossils as the remains of extinct animals, our ancestors weren’t so observant. This led to a few… peculiar name choices, including that of the first known dinosaur fossil…