Browsing the "Evolution" Tag

Evolution of echolocation in dolphins

April 13th, 2016 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Echolocation is an amazing ability that some mammals have evolved. Using sonar frequencies, dolphins and other toothed whales can communicate [&hellip


New Triassic reptile from Brazil

March 15th, 2016 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Archosauriforms are some of the most well studied fossils in existence, including birds, crocodiles, dinosaurs, pterosaurs, and their ancestors, first [&hellip


Episode 55: Pterosaurs

November 15th, 2015 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Pterosaurs were the first vertebrates to achieve powered flight, and lived in the skies above the dinosaurs during the Mesozoic. [&hellip


Aquatic adaptations in crocodylomorphs

November 9th, 2015 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Crocodylomorphs today are not thought to be the most diverse group, consisting of all semi-aquatic forms of alligators, crocodiles, and gharials. [&hellip


Ornithomimus feather distribution

November 2nd, 2015 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

For some time now, we’ve known that most (if not all) theropod dinosaurs were feathered, but we’re still filling in [&hellip


Episode 54: Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

November 1st, 2015 | by Joe Keating

The ‘Crystal Palace Dinosaurs’ are a series of sculptures of extinct animals including dinosaurs, other extinct reptiles and mammals, which [&hellip


Episode 53: Ankylosaurs

October 15th, 2015 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Ankylosaurs are a group of non-avian dinosaurs best known for their armour, tank-like bodies, and sometimes large tail clubs. First [&hellip


Early primate growth history

September 16th, 2015 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Primate evolution is something that is heavily debated and not very well understood in palaeontology, but it is still heavily [&hellip



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