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Representational image of a prehistoric Titanoboa. Source: anis rohayati / Adobe Stock

Titanoboa: The Monster Snake that Ruled Prehistoric Colombia

You may not want to read about this frightening creature if you suffer from ophidiophobia, or even if you are about to embark on a camping trip. Once the largest snake in the world, Titanoboa fossils...
Imagine the excitement of coming up close and personal with the beasts of Jurassic Park. Source: Garrett / Adobe Stock

5 Places That Will Remind You of Jurassic Park

Stepping into a natural history museum and coming face-to-face with the real-life fossilized remains of dinosaurs, or even animatronic models, can be an adventure. But there’s only so far that one’s...
Jonathan the tortoise at Plantation House on Saint Helena Island in the South Atlantic. Source: Darrin Henry / Adobe Stock

190-Year-Old Jonathan the Tortoise is the Oldest Living Land Animal in the World

It’s incredible to envision all the changes which have taken place over the last two hundred years. But imagine actually living through them. Like a living time capsule , there is one land-based...
Fossilized bones of the largest pterosaur or flying reptile ever found in South America, about the size of a yellow school bus, have been found in the western mountains of Argentina.		Source: warpaintcobra / Abobe Stock

Argentina’s ‘Dragon of Death:’ South America’s Largest Pterosaur!

A team of paleontologists have discovered the fossilized remains of a new species of airborne reptile in the Andes Mountains of western Argentina. Dubbed the “Dragon of Death” by its discoverers,...
A flock of adult and hatchling flamingo-like pterosaurs, known as Pterodaustro guinazui, take flight in early Cretaceous-period Argentina.            Source: Dr Mark Witton / Nature

Pterosaurs, the First Flying Dinos, Could Fly as Babies, Says Research

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports has revealed that baby pterosaurs could most likely fly almost as soon as they hatched from their eggs. Pterosaurs were flying reptiles that...
Caribbean Animal Extinctions Began With The Conquistadors, Says Study

Caribbean Animal Extinctions Began With The Conquistadors, Says Study

The beautiful, inhabited archipelago of islands in the south of the Caribbean, called Guadeloupe, was sighted by conquistador Christopher Columbus, in 1493, and the Caribbean became part of the “New...
New Caledonia Cave. Credit: damedias / Adobe Stock

Pindai Caves, Once Home to the Lapita People and Extinct Species

New Caledonia, in the South Pacific , is a special collectivity of France. Not only does it have a fascinating history and unique culture, the islands also have one of the most important...