The Snake Creek Tracksite, fully exposed on Karoola Station near Winton, on May 10th, 2018.
A spectacular series of fossilised footprints from sauropod dinosaurs and other ancient animals opens a window onto life in northeast Australia 95 million years ago.
Photos from Queensland coal mines helped researchers discover a missing top predator in the ancient Australian food chain.
Reconstruction of the ancient environment at the Highlands trace fossil site about 183 million years ago.
Artwork by Akhil Rampersadh. Heterodontosaurid silhouette is courtesy of Viktor Radermacher.
These trackways offer rare insights about ancient life in a stressful, hostile environment during the Early Jurassic.
Kayentapus ambrokholohali footprints belong to an animal of about 26 feet long, dwarfing all the life around it.
Theropod image adapted by Lara Sciscio, with permission, from an illustration by Scott Hartman
Until this discovery, theropod dinosaurs were thought to be considerably smaller, at three to five metres in body length, during the Early Jurassic.
How the mighty dinosaurs would have walked millions of years ago.
Flickr/Ørjan Hoyd Vøllestad
The footprints of dinosaurs can tell a lot about how they moved about many millions of years ago.
Local people at Tendaguru (Tanzania) excavation site in 1909 with Giraffatitan fossils.
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Africa has one of the world’s richest fossil records, and evidence suggests that amateurs collected really important fossils long before professionals arrived on the scene.
A set of fossils that lay forgotten in a museum are revealing new secrets about Britain’s prehistoric wildlife.
Xing Lida and Yujiang Han
Researchers believe newly uncovered fossils suggest some dinosaurs had similar courtship practices to modern birds. But can ancient footprints really reveal so much?
Dinosaur footprints at the Lark Quarry site.
Everyone loves a good dinosaur story and they don’t come much better than the dramatic dinosaur stampede found in Queensland’s outback. But did a stampede really happen? In the late 1970s at Lark Quarry…