Palaeobiology and Biodiversity Group, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol
The Palaeobiology and Biodiversity Research Group uses the fossil record to investigate the diversification and extinction of organisms in relation to the planet's long history of climatic and environmental change. The group has pioneered many research and educational initiatives, including the Bristol Dinosaur Project. A further key focus is on the origin of major animal groups in the Precambrian and Cambrian - to determine the interaction of palaeontological with molecular and…
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New Extinct Species Of Saber-Toothed Cat Found In Florida | Animals-Pets | Before It's News
A University of Florida researcher has described a new genus and species of extinct saber-toothed cat from Polk County, Fla., based on additional fossil acquisitions of the animal over the last 25 years. The 5-million-year-old fossils belong to the same lineage as the famous Smilodon fatalis from the La Brea
'Terror birds' had deep voices, fossil suggests
A 90%-complete "terror bird" skeleton found in Argentina suggests these big-beaked predators had good low-frequency hearing and deep voices.
The short-faced bear, extinct about 12,500 years ago. Stood 5.5 feet at the shoulder and was 10 feet long. When standing upright, it was over 11 feet tall. The weight is estimated to be over 2,200 pounds, about 500 pounds more than a large modern grizzly. This bear's long legs and flattened face are distinctive features of the species. Arctodus had a preference for open plains environments, such as Pleistocene Fairmead.
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