Natural History

Lost continent discovered under the African island of Mauritius

The Earth's mountains, rocks and water bodies are ancient. Do you know how old they are?

Baby dinosaur's tail — with feathers — found in 99 million-year-old amber

7 surprising facts about Neanderthals

Ancient sea cow fossil found in decades-old street slab in Spain

Hybrid of extinct aurochs and ice age bison discovered in cave paintings

Hundreds of ancient human footprints found near volcano

Oldest fossils ever found reveal glimpse of Earth's earliest organisms

All the world's songbirds come from Australia

New species of strange dolphin once lived in Alaskan rivers

8 places to find real buried treasure

Ancient Chinese origin myth actually happened, say researchers