Archive for the “Extinct”
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 18th, 2013
Thought you knew what ancient birds looked like? Think again.
The ancestors of some modern bird species had four “wings” instead of two, according to a new study, and that may have played a major role in the evolution of early birds and flight.
Read: Four-Winged Birds? »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 14th, 2013
University of Adelaide researchers have found the answer to one of natural history’s most intriguing puzzles – the origins of the now extinct Falkland Islands wolf and how it came to be the only land-based mammal on the isolated islands – 460km from the nearest land, Argentina.
Read: 320-year-old mystery solved thanks to ancient DNA »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 7th, 2013
People were fantasizing about reviving extinct forms of life long before Hollywood embedded the idea into our collective consciousness with Jurassic Park. Can we really do it? And if we can, why should we?
Read: Resurrecting the Thylacine? »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on March 5th, 2013
Hairy man-beasts of the woods, a giant, flying winged thing, and the Chupacabras…
Read: Eerie Expeditions »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 9th, 2012
Rediscover an extinct species!
Read: Cryptid Rewards! »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on October 24th, 2012
“…a mysterious, now-vanished equine creature…”
Read: In Search of the Zebro »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on September 24th, 2012
The Dodo in the News…
Read: A Discarded Dodo? »
Posted by: mystery_man on September 9th, 2012
Recently the Japanese River Otter was declared extinct by the Ministry of the Environment after sitting on the critically endangered list for decades, but is there the possibility that some still survive?
Read: Japanese River Otter Extinction? »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 14th, 2012
They were not alone!
Read: Clovis People Were Not Here First »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 8th, 2012
Despite being declared extinct in 1986, some people think the Tasmanian tiger still exists. We join the search and track down some exclusive lairs along the way.
Courtesy of Range Rover.
Read: Tassie Tiger Tales »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 12th, 2012
#SouthAfrica #Palaeoanthropologist #Anthropology
The board member of the International Society of Cryptozoology was especially interested in South African hominoids.
Read: Former ISC Director and Famed Palaeoanthropologist Dies »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 9th, 2012
#GiantPanda #Fossil #Spain
The find was a big surprise!
Read: Spanish Giant Panda Discovery »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 8th, 2012
Hear the roar of the Tiger Quoll, not seen in ten years in this specific area.
Read: Tiger Quoll Sighting »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on May 4th, 2012
Extinct or not extinct? Ask the Government!
Read: The Thylacine and Officialdom »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on April 20th, 2012
Naming the Beast…
Read: What Defines A Cryptid? »