The dwindling population of so many endangered animals is heartbreaking, but new research revealed that things aren’t totally hopeless after all.
Burn patterns evident on eggshells belonging to ancient, 500-pound flightless Australian birds were recently found by researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder. This suggests early humans hunted the bird and collected its eggs to cook.
New fossils representing a giant rat species ten times larger than those commonly seen today have been excavated from East Timor in Asia.
New statistical analysis has provided a very precise record of climate change in the Pleistocene, including its effect on mammoths, say researchers.