A deer head and antlers can be seen in this image HISTORIC ENVIRONMENT SCOTLAND Prehistoric animal carvings thought to be thousands of years old have been found for the first time in Scotland. Historic Environment Scotland (HES) said the carvings – thought to be between 4,000 and 5,000 years old […]

The ‘swamp king’ was one intimidating croc. Credit: The University of Queensland A prehistoric croc measuring more than five metres long — dubbed the ‘swamp king’ — ruled south eastern Queensland waterways only a few million years ago. University of Queensland researchers identified the new species of prehistoric croc — […]

Ferrodraco lentoni, Australia’s newest prehistoric species. Travis R. Tischler, Author provided The most significant pterosaur fossil ever discovered in Australia has been unearthed in the Winton area of central western Queensland. The newly discovered species, which my colleagues and I have named Ferrodraco lentoni, had a wingspan of about 4 metres. It […]

Modern-day baby feeding from reconstructed infant feeding vessel of the type investigated here. Credit: Helena Seidl da Fonseca A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has found the first evidence that prehistoric babies were fed animal milk using the equivalent of modern-day baby bottles. Possible infant feeding […]