Dinosaurs Pterosaurs

What’s the Difference Between Pterosaurs and Dinosaurs?

Nothing bothers paleontologists more than calling pterosaurs dinosaurs. Why?


Australia’s Winter Amphibian, Koolasuchus

While crocodiles patrolled the mesozoic world, a different kind of ancient monster terrorized the frigid waters of Cretaceous Australia…

Mammals The Mesozoic Mailbag

A Farewell to the Siberian Unicorn? 

Was Siberia’s ice age unicorn just your average rhinoceros?

Dinosaurs The Mesozoic Mailbag Weird Dinosaurs

When is a Stegosaur not a Stegosaur?

Sometimes when a new dinosaur is discovered, the name makes total sense. Other times, paleontologists try their hardest to confuse everyone.

Mammals The Frightening Fossils

Halloween Special: Ice Age King Kong

Since 1935, primate teeth scattered around Asia have hinted at the presence of something massive. But what do we really know about this giant? And is it the culprit behind some of our superstitious beliefs?

Dinosaurs The Frightening Fossils Weird Dinosaurs

The Frightening Fossils: Behold the Dino-Bats!

Bats are an iconic staple of horror tropes. But did these menacing animals have dinosaur equivalents? And did these animals drink blood too?


As Hungry as a Sauropod: The Morrison’s Giant Conundrum

The Morrison Formation is the unofficial home for giant sauropods. But did they all live together? And if so, what happened to the poor plants?

Mammals Max's Random Ramblings

Avocados & Giants: Companionship Through Life and Death

Is there a connection between the avocados in your guacamole and extinct giant ground sloths? The answer may surprise you.

Max's Random Ramblings

50 Fun Facts About Prehistory & Paleontology

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.

Dinosaurs Max's Random Ramblings

Venomous Dinosaurs: Fact or Fiction?

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?