ichthyosaur

Researcher discovers incredibly rare ‘sea monster’ fossil hiding in a private collection

Researcher discovers incredibly rare ‘sea monster’ fossil hiding in a private collection

Fossil hunting can be a tricky thing, especially when you're searching for examples of a new species whose existence is still in question, but paleontologist Dean Lomax caught a huge break when he
Mary Anning (Entry 050.PS3420)

Mary Anning (Entry 050.PS3420)

In which a working-class woman becomes one of the greatest scientists of her age, discovers dinosaur poop, and sells seashells by the seashore. Certificate #36073.
Ancient oceans somehow just got even scarier with discovery of a massive aquatic carnivore

Ancient oceans somehow just got even scarier with discovery of a massive aquatic carnivore

The oceans that cover much of Earth today are filled with all kinds of interesting creatures, and while there's plenty of dangerous aquatic animals that could end your life, they're nothing compared
Massive Ichthyosaur May Be Biggest Creature to Exist in Prehistoric Times

Massive Ichthyosaur May Be Biggest Creature to Exist in Prehistoric Times

At an estimated 85 feet in length, the newly discovered ichthyosaur might just be the biggest prehistoric creature ever recorded.