While the new specimen is not a direct ancestor to big cats like tigers, lions, and jaguars, it is closely related to the snow leopard.
It says something that, in an age of social media and video gaming networks, kids still go wild for ant farms — the classic toy that provides a cross section view of the tunnels and chamber network of an ant colony.
The unearthing of a fuzzy ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex in China casts doubt on the image of the king of dinosaurs as a scaly beast.
Pregnant fossil: The remains of a plesiosaur, who was carrying a baby, have been found in the midwestern US. The pregnant fossil was over 15 feet long.