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Is This Nessie's Ancestor? Fossil of Beast That Lived in Loch Ness 360 Million Years Ago May Be Distant - and Much Smaller - Rel
Offbeat  (tags: scotland, uk, Lochness Monster, nesie, fossil, ancester )

- 1479 days ago -
The hunt for proof of the Loch Ness monster's existence may be over - and it doesn't lie in a blurry photograph.
Rare Fossil of Sea Reptile Found on Alaska Beach
Offbeat  (tags: North America, fossil, reptile, discovered )

- 2822 days ago -
Anchorage: Alaska scientists have discovered the fossil of a rare, prehistoric marine reptile that is likely the most complete remnant of the creature ever found in North America.
Fossil Female Pterosaur Found With Preserved Egg
Offbeat  (tags: China, preserved, fossil, pterosaur, found )

- 3009 days ago -
For fossil hunters, it represents one of those breakthrough moments. A pterosaur has been found in China beautifully preserved with an egg.
100-Million-Year-Old Crocodile Fossil Discovered
Offbeat  (tags: Crocodile, fossil, discovered, 100-million-year-old )

- 3066 days ago -
Researchers revealed on Thursday that a new species of crocodile was discovered from a fossil in Thailand. In a study published in the journal of the Geological Society of London, the scientists say the 100-million-year-old croc had longer legs than ...
Whale Fossil Discovered in Australia
Offbeat  (tags: animals, whale, fossil, discovery, environment, protection )

- 3404 days ago -
This week in Australia, an ancient whale fossil estimated between 25 and 28 million years old has been discovered, and offers some unique insight into evolution and predatory habits
Scary Ancient Spiders Revealed in 3-D Models, Thanks to New Imaging Technique
Offbeat  (tags: spiders, Cryptomartus hindi, unusual, Eophrynus prestivicii, fossil, Carboniferous period )

- 3547 days ago -
Early relatives of spiders that lived around 300 million years ago are revealed in new three-dimensional models, in research published today in the journal Biology Letters Scientists at Imperial College London have created detailed 3D ...
Big Fossil Found in Ike-Ravaged Home's Front Yard
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, unusual, fossil )

- 3849 days ago -
A homeowner whose beachfront property in Texas was destroyed during Hurricane Ike has found a football-size fossil tooth in the debris. A six pound fossil TOOTH!
Making America Stupid - NYTimes.Com
Offbeat  (tags: U.S, drill, oil, fossil, off-beat, republicans )

- 3866 days ago -
"Yes! Yes! Drill, America, drill!" -- because an America that is focused first and foremost on drilling for oil is an America more focused on feeding its oil habit than kicking it.
Fossil Find Is Oldest European Yet
Offbeat  (tags: fossil, humanoid, europe )

- 4044 days ago -
Spanish palaeontologists have dug up the remains of a 1.2-million-year-old humanlike inhabitant of Western Europe. The fossil find shows that members of our genus, Homo , colonized this region far earlier than many experts had thought.
Ancient Sea Scorpion Was Bigger Than a Human
Offbeat  (tags: fossil, scorpion, claw )

- 4169 days ago -
Scientists have found the fossilised claw of a 2.5-metre (8-foot) sea scorpion, a nightmarish creature living before the age of dinosaurs. Fossil record also yields monster millipedes, super-sized scorpions, colossal cockroaches, and jumbo dragonflies.

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