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Eighty thousand years ago the Earth began to cool, marking the start of the last Ice Age. Experts are still discovering how the big freeze affected the giant mammals which prowled its dramatically changing landscape...Wooden boxes were built around
After centuries of driving species after species to extinction, we're now tantalizingly close to bringing some of them back. Using advances in genetic sequencing and molecular biology, s cientists across the world are mining extinct animal specimens
02 Dr Alice Roberts: 'questionable ethics' of resurrecting species Scientists should think long and hard before trying to bring extinct animals back, according to anthropologist and TV presenter Dr Alice Roberts. She told the Radio Times magazine: "
The agency has helped unearth an Ice Age bison fossil during a freeway project in North County, adding to the growing list of prehistoric treasures found during the region's roadway construction. A paleontologist from the San Diego Natural History
10 May 2013 Hunting was never something I thought I'd do. Yet I spent months last year tracking down some rare and elusive prey and I was carried along by the thrill of the chase...I was filming with the BBC's Natural History Unit and we were
Wednesday 8 May 2013 Last Update 7 May 2013 10:01 pm Gigantic animals which once roamed Australia were mostly extinct by the time humans arrived, according to a new study yesterday which suggests climate change played the key role in their demise.
According to scientists, climate change caused Australia's megafauna to become extinct, rather than human activity such as hunting and burning vegetation. A literature review by Australian and US scientists has concluded that there is no evidence
Researchers said that a cave in Spain lured ancient carnivores to their death around 10 million years ago. Carnivores went into the cavern to search for food and water. Some of the discovered remains include saber-toothed cats, red pandas, and bear
A recent study by Spanish paleontologists has shown how a nasty cave entrance gobbled-up a disproportionate number of carnivores for an extended period over 9 million years ago. The cave, dubbed Batallones-1 (or Bat-1 for short), was discovered back
Petersburg on April 22 from the Krasnoyarsk region for study and conservation, Interfax reports. The study of the animals remains will be performed by 15 scientists from Russia and abroad at the Zoological Institute of theRussian Academy of Sciences.