• An Antarctic plesiosaur.

    Oldest Antarctic "Sea Monster" Found

    Swam Warm Antarctic Seas 85 Million Years Ago

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Prehistoric Features

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    Digging Up Sea Monsters

    Follow the blog from the Spitsbergen Expedition as they unearth "sea monsters″ from the Upper Jurassic Period 150 million years ago.

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    Photo Gallery: Sea Monsters

    Get a glimpse of what prehistoric sea creatures may have looked like millions of years ago.

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    Flying Monsters 3D

    Could flying monsters have existed? With cutting-edge 3-D filming technology and CGI, Flying Monsters 3D recreates spectacular pterosaurs and brings these giant flying creatures to life.

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    Bizarre Dinosaurs

    A bizarre gallery of Mesozoic monsters prompts John Updike to ask: What has evolution wrought?

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    Prehistoric World

    Discover and explore prehistoric times with galleries, time lines, quizzes, and more.

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Big Cat Week

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    Tracking Orphaned Cougars in the Wild

    The cougar is one of the iconic animals of the Americas. Its range stretches from the Yukon to the southern tip of Chile, yet it has been one of the least understood of all the big cats, until now.

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    The Safari Live Bingo Challenge

    Bring the beauty of Africa into your home. Watch and play along for your chance to win a Safari to Tanzania from National Geographic Expeditions.



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    It’s a Big Cat Throwdown

    Sometimes big cats find themselves in big spats. Check out some of the fiercest battles from Big Cat Week.