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These half-billion-year-old creatures were animals—but unlike any known today

Posted on 8 Aug 2018 in Earth Science, Evolution, Featured, Journalism, Palaeontology

So-called Ediacaran organisms have puzzled biologists for decades. Now, two paleontologists think they have finally established the identity of the mysterious creatures: They were animals, some of which could move around, but they were unlike any living on Earth today. Image: J Hoyal Cuthill

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‘I speak for the trees’: Could this monkey be Dr Seuss’s Lorax?

Posted on 23 Jul 2018 in Animal Behaviour, Featured, Journalism

Most readers have assumed that the Lorax was a character born in Theodor Seuss Geisel’s extraordinary mind. But a study published in Nature Ecology & Evolution on 23 July suggests that Geisel was inspired by a monkey ?that lives across West and East Africa. Image: Eric Kilby

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