Topic: Pangaea

A Billion Year Old Piece of North America Traced Back to Antarctica

Aug. 8, 2011

An international team of researchers has found the strongest evidence yet that parts of North America and Antarctica were connected 1.1 billion years ago, long before the supercontinent Pangaea formed.

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New Meat-Eating Dinosaur Alters Evolutionary Tree

Dec. 10, 2009

Paleontologists, aided by amateur volunteers, have unearthed a previously unknown meat-eating dinosaur from a fossil bone bed in northern New Mexico, settling a debate about early dinosaur evolution, revealing a period of explosive diversification and hinting at how dinosaurs spread across the supercontinent Pangaea.

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