- Kansas House OKs official state fossils Updated: Feb-27-14 5:52 pm
- DNA could tell story of Seattle mammoth tusk Updated: Feb-26-14 7:43 pm
- Chile: Fossil whales in desert mystery solved Updated: Feb-26-14 5:22 pm
- Replica of giant snake slithers into Lincoln Updated: Feb-22-14 11:52 am
- Scientists find 800,000-year-old footprints in UK Updated: Feb-07-14 8:31 pm
- SoCal school yields sperm whale skull fossil Updated: Feb-06-14 5:24 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Two ancient giants that once roamed the area now known as Kansas would become the state's official fossils in a proposal that a dinosaur hunter believes would boost education and tourism.
SEATTLE - The fossilized mammoth tusk discovered at a Seattle construction site will reveal its age, gender and life story, but probably not for another year, because that's how long it will take scientists to dry out the water-logged and fragile tusk, officials at the Burke Museum said Wednesday.
SANTIAGO, Chile - Scientists investigating a graveyard of marine mammal fossils near Chile's northern coast say toxins generated by algae blooms most likely poisoned the animals millions of years ago.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Titanoboa, the world's biggest snake, lived near the equator about 60 million years ago.
LONDON - They were a British family on a day out - almost a million years ago.
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, California - Paleontologists have excavated the fossilized skull of a juvenile sperm whale from the grounds of a Southern California school.