Selling fossils makes me sad and seeing them ‘advertised’ at SVP makes it even worse.
Check the blog Mary Anning’s Revenge. Amy and Meaghan have a hilarious, snarky way of talking about paleontology.
The Botanist in the Kitchen teaches you more about the plants you eat.
The oldest fossil tomatillo was discovered in South America.
70 million years ago, a baby shark ate a baby turtle and died, and we know this because of poop.
‘There’s a pretty remarkable fly photograph making the rounds of social media today, and while it originally had me going “Oooooh!”, the more I think about it, the more I feel like we’re staring at clouds.’
‘We’re lucky if long-deceased creatures preserve anything relating to behavior. This is exactly why the few examples of prehistoric sex are so special.‘
Some tags on marine animals could double the normal amount of drag on the animal.
Crocs eating fruit and hippos eating wildebeests: animal diets are rarely straightforward.