This small change in our appearance has helped shape the evolution of our entire lineage.
It arose from rhino ancestors, but Paraceratherium took a different evolutionary path.
Aegirocassis may have been the biggest animal in the Early Ordovician.
What is it about the crab’s form that makes it so evolutionarily successful?
We’ve only started to get to the bottom of how clubs worked and how it developed.
How and why does botanical carnivory keep evolving?
Our primate family tree actually originated here!
The horns probably had a purpose - one that rodents would likely benefit from today.
How did this giant marine reptile end up high in the Andes Mountains?
What if the rock art drawings of strange animals really existed?
How did Thrinaxodon and Broomistega become entombed together?
Fermented foods opened up a whole new nutritional landscape for us.
Nobody had ever found a specimen like Borealopelta before.
Untangling the origins of Beelzebufo -- the giant frog that lived alongside the dinosaurs.
To try to solve the puzzle of Lark Quarry, experts have turned to paleoichnology.
A story that spans almost 20 million years.
How were they able to survive in this harsh environment?
This period was anything but boring.
These animals truly ruled the Earth, becoming both abundant and diverse.
The key to solving the puzzle of Precambrian life was a tiny bit of fossilized fat.
The two viruses that we’ve had for millions of years.
The arrival of plants on land would eventually help cause a massive extinction event.
Cerro Ballena has over 40 skeletons of marine mammals from the Late Miocene Epoch.
Part of a secret to our success as a species has been our early experimentation with food.
Some rocks below the Great Unconformity are 1.2 billion years older than those above it.
It took thousands of years of interactions to develop our deep bond with dogs.
We’re here to tell you: The egg came first.
Join hosts Hank Green, Kallie Moore, and Blake de Pastino as they take you on a journey through the history of life on Earth. From the dawn of life in the Archaean Eon through the Mesozoic Era — the so-called “Age of Dinosaurs” -- right up to the end of the most recent Ice Age.
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