The oldest known vocal organ of a bird has been found in an Antarctic fossil of a relative of ducks and geese that lived during the age of dinosaurs. The find advances research on sounds dinosaur may, and may not, have made.Read more
A newly described extinct reptile that roamed Texas more than 200 million years ago had a strikingly dome-shaped head with a very thick skull and a natural pit on top that lends the appearance of an extra eye.Read more
Dinosaurs often roar ferociously in movies, but new research suggests they may have actually cooed or mumbled with closed mouths.Read more
Fossils dating back 50 million years represent a species of a previously unknown relative of the modern-day ostrich, and could be key for understanding birds that once lived in North America.
Researchers have discovered a new species of extinct worm lizard in Texas and dubbed it the “Lone Star” lizard. The species offers evidence that Texas acted as a subtropical refuge during a past cooling period.Read more