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Pleistocene

Strange Pouched Predator Had 'Embarrassing' Bite, Researchers Say

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 07.04.2013 | Science

More than 3 million years ago, a strange pouched predator stalked South America with fangs bigger than those of the fearsome saber-toothed cat. But a...

Alaska Scientists Discover Remains of 40,000-Year-Old Extinct Bison

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.30.2013 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

As she scraped cold dirt from the remains of an extinct bison, Pam Groves wrinkled her nose at a rotten-egg smell wafting from gristle that still clun...

Fisherman Makes Surprising 'Catch'

Posted 10.05.2012 | Science

Davy Villanueva hoped the fish would be biting when he went out to the San Antonio River a few weeks ago, but he never imagined he'd see a tooth bigge...

Farewell, Whole New Time

Carl Safina | Posted 07.16.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

Has the time really come when people are the dominant force on the planetary surface?

Snowmass Dig Ends, Revealed 4,826 Bones

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.06.2011 | Denver

The largest fossil excavation project just wrapped up at the now infamous Ziegler Reservoir near Snowmass Village. The excavation quickly unearthed a ...