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  • May 12, 2016
    This is artist Heinrich Harder's interpretation of Elasmotherium sibiricum (aka the Siberian Unicorn), a giant land mammal that, until recently, scientists believe went extinct some 350,000 years ago. But with the discovery of a a skull in the Pavlodar region of Kazakhstan, sc... / Continue →
  • March 23, 2015
    Scientists at Harvard have successfully reproduced and inserted 14 woolly mammoth genes into an elephant genome, and it have it function without problem. Apparently this is a major step in resurrecting woolly mammoths, which I'm not totally sure why we're resurrecting in the f... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2014
    Note: Larger version HERE in case you want to print it out and hang by the register in your fictional dino pet store. This is the Dinosaur Pet Guide created by artist John Conway. It shows a couple different species of dinosaur and their various benefits and drawbacks. Hones... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2013
    Seen here looking like a cross between a shark, killer whale, cowboy boot and a sea turtle with an unfortunate chin penis, is an artist's impression of Entelognathus, an ancient fish paleontologists believe may be the missing link between the extinct bony armored Placoderms and... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2012
    This is the preserved foot of a Moa, a large flightless bird native to New Zealand that went extinct around 1500. It looks like a dinosaur foot. That's what I like so much about it. If I had to pick the one thing that I like the most about this foot it's that it looks like a... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2010
    A giant-ass horned turtle (resembling Bowser) previously thought to be extinct for over 50,000 years may, in fact, have only died out 3,000 years ago. Break out the printing press, it's time to rewrite history books! Just wait till they find a live one. Dozens of bones found... / Continue →
  • July 1, 2010
    This is an artist's rendition (INVENT A TIME MACHINE ALREADY, GOD!) of Leviathan melvillei, a 12-million year old sperm whale that used to snack on other whales thanks to it's powerful jaws and foot-long teeth. ZOMG -- imagine the damage you could do at In-N-Out with those thi... / Continue →
  • May 4, 2010
    A group of scientists from around the world have successfully recreated woolly mammoth blood, reigniting the Geekologie Writer's hopes of some steamy dino lovin' in the not-too-distant future. You know, it's amazing what scientists can accomplish when they're not busy perving ... / Continue →
  • April 13, 2010
    One day, in the not too distant future, there won't be any more animals. I'm talking none, not even hotdogs. So one zoo is taking a proactive approach to extinction education. Namely, LEGO animals. Wait, WTF? Opened yesterday, the Philadelphia Zoo's Lego-made exhibit, call... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2009
    First of all, we're not going there. I just thought this would be a good time to open up a discussion about what sort of dinosaur mount you think Jesus will ride into battle against the robots. My guess is a supersweet t-rex/raptor hybrid God made just for him. That can fly.... / Continue →