The skull of Nigersaurus Taqueti, found in Niger in western Africa. This 30-foot sauropod’s distinctive jaws, which contained up to 500 teeth, are thought to be a highly specialized adaptation for feeding on soft low-lying vegetation such as ferns. [2688 x 2333]

The skull of Nigersaurus Taqueti, found in Niger in western Africa. This 30-foot sauropod’s distinctive jaws, which contained up to … More

A 300 million-year-old trigonotarbid found in Kansas. These early arachnids, which superficially resembled modern day spiders, are thought to have been among the first predators to live on dry land, far earlier than the first land-going vertebrates. [616 x 704]

A 300 million-year-old trigonotarbid found in Kansas. These early arachnids, which superficially resembled modern day spiders, are thought to have … More