The extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs left many empty niches for the mammals’ taking.
Earth’s average surface air temperature droppped by as much as a staggering 26 degrees Celsius.
Humans weren’t necessarily better than the Neanderthals, they just moved around more.
The amazing story of an insect presumed dead for decades.
Big and small animals are the most threatened by extinction.
Humans need room…
Something even worse might be happening today.
There’s a lot to be grateful for the first mammalian ancestors who evolved side-to-side chewing.
Welcome to the planet’s sixth major extinction — take a seat.
For the first time in history, a bee in continental US has been listed as endangered.
Scientists are trying to de-extinct ancient cows called aurochs.
The cheetahs can’t outrun humanity.
A new report published by the IUCN shows that the emblematic giraffe is facing a threatening decline.
Large marine species are favorably lost which could disrupt marine ecosystems for millions of years.
Humpback whales have made an epic return.
While the situation of pandas is improving, the same can’t be said about great apes.
In between rising temperatures and human hunters, mammoths and sabretooth tigers stood no chance.
Helicoprion is an extinct genus of shark-like, cartilaginous fish that lived from the early Permian (~290 m.y. ago) all through to the massive Permian-Triassic extinction episode (roughly 250 m.y. ago.)