Woolly mammoth hybrids could be roaming Earth in just five years
Scientists are hoping to create Asian elephants that can withstand sub-zero temperatures like mammoths once did in order to help conserve the Arctic.
Ancient American lion tooth discovered on dried up Mississippi river bank
The extremely rare fossil belonged to an animal that has not been seen since the last Ice Age.
Greenland Frozen Landscape Becoming 'A Dying Relic of Past Ice Ages'
The island's ancient ice sheets are melting faster than expected and at unusual times of year because of climate change, scientists have found.
The Man Who Wants To Release Thousands of Wooly Mammoths Into the Arctic
George Church is a co-founder of Colossal Biosciences, which is attempting to develop an animal that closely resembles the giant creature.
Ice Age May Still Shape Future of Seagrasses, Dependent Species: Scientists
Scientists looked at eelgrass or seagrass communities on the North Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America.
Study Rules Out Ice Age Hotspot Theory
A long-standing theory that an equatorial belt of warm water fostered life during the Earth's ice age has been dismissed by a new study.
Ice Age Mastodon Died Nearly 100 Miles From Home in Bloody Battle
The 8-ton creature, dubbed Buesching, was killed around 13,200 years ago in what today is northeast Indiana.
Eerie Ancient Footprints of Adult and Child Walking Together Revealed
"Any parent will recognize that... It's a glimpse backwards [in time]," archaeologist Joe Watkins, a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, told Newsweek.
Scrat 'Finally Got His Nut': Closed Studio Posts 'Ice Age's' Triumphant End
"This shot is a farewell, a send-off on our own terms," the description of the video by former Blue Sky Studios artists stated.
Extremely Rare Rock Dating Back to Ice Age Discovered in Oregon
Only one other like it has ever been discovered in the area, though its whereabouts are currently unknown.
Scuba Divers Find Rare Ice Age Mammoth Bone at Bottom of Florida River
Paleontology hobbyists Derek Demeter and Henry Sadler made the extraordinary find, along with several others, on April 25.
Las Vegas Couple Uncovers Ice Age Era Skeleton Buried Under Home
Matthew Perkins and his husband were having a pool installed in their Las Vegas house when workers stumbled upon a creepy relic from the planet's last ice age.
An Ice Age Woolly Rhino Was Exhumed From Permafrost in Amazing Condition
The creature's internal organs, including its teeth and some of its intestines, have been preserved for tens of thousands of years.
Giant Sloths Died Wallowing in Their Own Feces, Paleontologists Suggest
Bones from a fossil rich site at Tanque Loma in Ecuador offers clues to how a group of 22 plus giant sloths met their end 18,000 years ago.
Mystery Bone Circles Made From Mammoth Skulls Date Back 20,000 Years
The circle, named Kostenki 11, was about 40 feet in diameter with no obvious entrance.
Asteroid Impact Two Billion Years Ago May Have Ended Snowball Earth
The Yarrabubba impact crater in Western Australia is the oldest in the world.
Ancient Wall to Protect Village from Sea-Level Rise 7,000 Years Ago Found
The 330-foot-long structure was created with boulders from a river over a mile away.
Last of the Homo Erectus Driven to Extinction by Climate Change
The latest known fossils belonging to extinct human species dated to between 117,000 and 108,000 ago.
How Animals Managed to Survive Mega Ice Age 700 Million Years Ago
Researchers find first direct evidence of a "glacial oxygen pump," which they say extended an essential lifeline to the simple life forms that inhabited the Earth at the time.
Plants Found on Ötzi the Iceman's Clothes Offer Clues to His Final Journey
Archaeobotanists at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have identified more than 75 species of plant frozen alongside Ötzi.
Monkey Fossils Offer Clues to Earth's Climate Three Million Years Ago
The Pliocene epoch was a paradise for primates. But that ended 2.6 million years as ice sheets started to expand.
Prehistoric Giant Kangaroo As Tall As an Adult Man Had a Powerful Bite
Short-faced kangaroos are an entirely extinct group of marsupial herbivores that arose during the Miocene Epoch—around 23 to 5.3 million years ago—and diversified prolifically during Australia's Ice Age.
Ancient Fossilized Forest the Size of Grand Central Station Discovered
The trees in the forest would have been about 10 feet tall and resembled palm trees.
10,000-year-old Sunken Forest May Be Hiding Clues About the Ice Age
Researchers are probing the forest to see if humans ever lived there.
Ice Ages 'Caused by Collision of Earth's Continents'
The collision triggers a chemical reaction that causes carbon dioxide to be sucked from the atmosphere.
Ancient Rock Formation Destroyed by Group of Youths
The formations were "sculpted by 320 million years of ice, wind, and the movement of entire continents," the National Trust said.
Rock Evidence Upholds Snowball Earth Theory
These rock formations help to support the idea of a rapid Earth freeze over 700 million years ago.
Early Humans Liked Jerky Too, Ancient Jaws Suggest
Dried meat may have offered a long-lasting source of food in a changing rainforest.
Is Breast Milk the Key to Unlocking Ice Age Mysteries?
If a gene conferred a survival advantage, people with the mutation would have more offspring and the mutation would become more common in subsequent generations.
Rare Tooth Shape Could Be Key to Ancestral Survival
Scientists think the genetic mutation behind these teeth protected babies against an intense lack of sunlight.