Scientists dig for fossils in LA a century later (Update)

Surrounded by a gooey graveyard of prehistoric beasts, a small crew diligently wades through a backlog of fossil finds from a century of excavation at the La Brea Tar Pits in the heart of Los Angeles.

Researchers Find First Evidence of Ice Age Wolves in Nevada

(Phys.org)—A University of Nevada, Las Vegas research team recently unearthed fossil remains from an extinct wolf species in a wash northwest of Las Vegas, revealing the first evidence that the ice age mammal once lived ...

Mammoth Hunters - Out With a Whimper or a Bang?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Did a change in climate or an extraterrestrial impact bring an end to the beasts and people that roamed the Southwest shortly after the last ice age?