Prehistoric reptile pregnant with octuplets

Palaeontologists have discovered part of the skeleton of a 180 million-year-old pregnant ichthyosaur with the remains of between six and eight tiny embryos between its ribs.

First Jurassic ichthyosaur fossil found in India

A new near-complete fossilized skeleton is thought to represent the first Jurassic ichthyosaur found in India, according to a study published October 25, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Guntupalli Prasad from ...

Palaeontologist helps to rebuild giant prehistoric sea creature

A palaeontologist from The University of Manchester has taken part in a project to rebuild and redisplay the skeleton of a 200 million-year-old sea creature, 61 years after its bones were discovered in a field in Warwickshire. ...

How climate change killed the dinosaurs' underwater cousins

Imagine dolphins disappearing from the world's oceans as a result of prolonged climate change and slower evolution. As shocking and unlikely as such an event might be, it happened in the past to a group of marine animals: ...

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