What makes the Cretaceous sea worse than any other in history is that there isn't just one predator to worry about, but a whole collection of them, including sharks, lightning fast killer fish and fearsome giant marine reptiles called mosasaurs.
65 million years ago, a massive asteroid crashed into the Earth. It wiped out 70 per cent of all life, including the most successful, the dinosaurs. But what if the asteroid had missed? What would the world be like today, if the dinosaurs had survived...
Plesiosaurs were the oddballs of the sea. They resembled a cross between a dolphin and a crocodile, balancing their tiny heads on giraffe-like necks. Despite the Frankenstein factor, these carnivorous reptiles owned the ancient oceans and left behind fascinating facts.
Biologists were shocked when a strange prehistoric animal was found alive in 1938. The Coelacanth was presumed extinct for 65 million years.
The history of life series moves on to the period where not only complex lifeforms evolved, but came to take over the world. But they didn't have everything their own way, the Paleozoic era bore witness to natural disasters that make our problems seem minute...
Dinosaurs get all the glory. Their appeal often overshadows other species that existed with them. Non-dinosaur fossils reveal rare glimpses into reptiles, birds and mammals when T. Rex ruled.
This article explores the life, traits, and characteristics of the dinosaur known as the Velociraptor.
Who would win, the Livyatan (Leviathan) Melvillei, the massive predatory whale, or the Megalodon shark? Here's a look at what might have happened when these prehistoric sea monsters clashed.
Scientists are trying to bring extinct animals back to life by a process called cloning. The result would be de-extinction. The idea is exciting but controversial.
Stegosaurus is one of the most well known and fascinating dinosaurs, but most people probably don't know much about these amazing prehistoric creatures.