Tommy the half-ton reptile was meant to be fresh meat for sailors but outlived them all by centuries.
Over 14.7 million people across the globe have been infected since the novel coronavirus was first reported in Wuhan, China.
France's government has introduced a new draft law that calls for the return of various items taken from African nations during the colonial period.
"It is a conservation disaster—but it also has the potential to be a public health crisis," said conservationist Niall McCann.
Annular solar eclipses occur when a new moon passes in front of the sun, covering almost the entirety of the star's face apart from the very edges, leaving a characteristic "ring of fire."
Dust from Africa is expected to reach the southeastern states next week.
Researchers have found the counterclockwise movement is down to the lithosphere, rather than a mantle plume rising from the deep.
Joe Biden is not the man to take on China and its ruthless Communist Party rulers.
Africa does not need more foreign aid. Aid does not build strong societies. Africa needs a strong foundation to allow African societies to bring forward their own creativity and enterprise—like Europe was invited to do after World War Two.
Africa and the world contained Ebola. But without similar international support Africa will lose the fight against coronavirus, pandemic and COVID-19 will remain a global threat. We will all be losers.
The interactive Doodle follows the story of a girl discovering the mbira and teaches users how to play the instrument virtually.
The laminated sign read, "Notice: We've been informed that from now on black people are not allowed to enter the restaurant. For the sake of your health consciously notify the local police for medical isolation."
African nations owe China, its banks and corporations some $143 billion, but are facing a recession due to the pandemic.
More than 100 protesters descended on the testing site before being dispersed by police firing tear gas.
The world's richest nations are struggling to contain coronavirus, and the picture for the developing world looks grim.
Arizona congressman Paul Gosar on Sunday announced he would be self-quarantining after a brief run-in at last week's CPAC conference with someone he described as having been "hospitalized with the Wuhan virus," prompting a response from California congressman Ted Lieu.
Some researchers consider Homo erectus to be the immediate ancestor of our own species, Homo sapiens.
"The quantity of fish we have found and studied are unprecedented in the central Sahara," researcher Savino di Lernia told Newsweek.
One swarm recorded was 37 miles long and 25 miles wide.
Researchers say the discovery shows the human body was used for social expression as much in the Pleistocene as it was today.
"Finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the future," the musician and entrepreneur wrote on social media this week.
Little is known about the Aksumite Empire, which ruled over what is now Eritrea and northern Ethiopia hundreds of years ago.
Wetlands are the biggest natural source of methane in the world.
Researchers say the newly identified specimen indicates that pterosaurs were a more diverse group than previously thought.
African elephant numbers have fallen dramatically as a result of poaching and other factors, such as habitat fragmentation or loss.
A childhood learning about baboons in Botswana may not have been typical, but it had its benefits.
"It has been established that the area in which the group of tourists were camping is not a designated camping site," Namibia's Ministry of Environment and Tourism said in a statement alongside news of the death.