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China Daily:Giant pandas ate bamboo as early as 7 million years ago, study says

  A Chinese research team has reported new findings on the evolution of the giant panda's false thumb, suggesting the giant panda was already a dedicated bamboo feeder over 6 million years ago.
  The study, conducted by scientists at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the Chinese ...
Xinhua:Chinese scientists find fossil of new marine reptile with "incredibly long" tail

  This undated photo shows the fossil specimen and sketch of Honghesaurus, a new species of marine reptiles known as a pachypleurosaur. (Chinese Academy of Sciences/Handout via Xinhua)
  BEIJING, May 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese scientists have discovered a fossil of a new species of marine reptiles known as a pachyp...
image1.jpg Xinhua:Early man in China had biggest known brain of the time

  BEIJING, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- A study showed that the ancient relatives of modern humans in northern China may have had an "Einstein's brain" at the time they lived 200,000 to 160,000 years ago.
  An international team led by Chinese archaeologists found that the cranial capacity of this hominin reached 1,700 ...
W020220113330219723576.jpg ChinaDaily: Researchers piece together evidence of 'big-headed man'

  The Xujiayao site and the reconstructed skull of Xujiayao Man [Photo/Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology]
  An international team led by Chinese paleoanthropologists recently discovered a species of early hominin with the largest cranial capacity in the late Middle Pleistocene, dating b...
Xinhua: Chinese scientists discover new dinosaur unearthed in Inner Mongolia

  Chinese paleontologists announced the discovery of a new dinosaur with a unique butterfly-shaped neural arch of the anteriormost dorsal vertebrae, which makes it distinguishable from other troodontids.
  The research team found its holotype in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The holotype consi...
Xinhua: Ancient fossils of new rodent species discovered in NW China
3D reconstruction of the fossil teeth of Yuomys robustus (Photo/Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology)
  Chinese scientists have discovered ancient fossils in Northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region and confirmed them as a new species of rodent.
  The new species, named Yuomys robust...
Global Times: Fossils of new dinosaur species discovered in Xinjiang, named after Silk Road and Hami

  (Photo/Courtesy of Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology)
  Chinese palaeontologists, together with a team from Brazil, have discovered two new dinosaur species dated back to 130 million years ago in Hami, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, a...
临夏巨犀在渐新世晚期的生态复原(陈瑜绘).jpg China Daily: Giant rhino find offers clues to plateau's past

  LANZHOU-Researchers confirmed recently that a previously unknown species of giant rhino lived in the region of today's Qinghai-Tibet Plateau some 26.5 million years ago, providing insight into the evolution of both the large land mammal and the plateau.
  Deng Tao, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Scien...
China Daily:New species of giant rhino discovered in Gansu

  The 26.5-million-year-old giant rhino Paraceratherium linxiaensewas discovered in Gansu province recently. (Provided to
  A 26.5-million-year-old giant rhino was discovered in Gansu province recently.
  A Sino-U.S. collaborative team discovered a complete skull of the animal — Paracerath...
Ecns:3-year-old dinosaur larva fossil unearthed in Yunnan

  Archaeologists work on the site in Lufeng, Yunnan Province. (Photo/China News Service)
  (ECNS) -- A 1.7-meter-long dinosaur larva fossil not belonging to any known genus has been unearthed from the Early Jurassic strata in Lufeng, Yunnan Province, according to Yunan University on Wednesday.
  The dinosaur,...
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