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Baby pterodactyls could fly from birth

New discovery shows extinct flying reptile had the remarkable ability to fly from birth A breakthrough discovery has found that pterodactyls, extinct flying reptiles also known as pterosaurs, had a remarkable ability - they could fly from…

The short life of Must Farm

Credit: D. Webb Must Farm, an extraordinarily well-preserved Late Bronze Age settlement in Cambridgeshire, in the East of England, drew attention in national and international media in 2016 as 'Britain's Pompeii' or the 'Pompeii of…

Study shakes up sloth family tree

Unique method finds two-toed sloths are last members of 'extinct' ancient familyCredit: Illustration by Jorge Blanco Sloths once roamed the Americas, ranging from tiny, cat-sized animals that lived in trees all the way up to massive…