It wasn’t safe to go back in the water of the Jersey Shore in 1916, as a series of deadly shark attacks forever changed Americans’ attitudes toward the sea creatures.
In the past week, scientists have announced the discovery of a human-sized salamander and a giant “butcher” crocodile, both of which lived some 230 million years ago.
A 170-million-year-old fossil found on Scotland’s Isle of Skye represents a newly identified species of prehistoric marine reptile, researchers say.
A new report provides insight into the amazing graveyard of fossilized whale skeletons unearthed during the construction of a Chilean highway.
Texas Tech University scientists have unearthed evidence of a previously unknown species of ancient crocodile-like creatures.
Fossils of an ancient fish found in the Canadian Arctic suggest that the hind legs of four-legged animals actually developed in the water, as enhanced fins.
A snorkeling science instructor discovers a dead 18-foot, 200-pound oarfish and drags it to land.
Thanks to a nearly complete skeleton found buried in an English quarry, the giant Jurassic-era Leedsichthys has grabbed the title of world’s largest fish.