Julia Sankey and Jacob Biewer (California State University) just released “The Giant Spike-Toothed Salmon and Other Extinct Wildlife of Central California”, a new book on the giant, spike toothed salmon and massive tortoises in California. Written for a general audience, with excellent illustrations, the book is readly available through Amazon. It portrays the California of 5 million years ago and the very weird animals inhabiting it. Go back in time and learn about

Palaeontologia Electronica and The Fossil Calibration Database

Founded in 1997, Palaeontologia Electronica, a double-blind peer review journal,  is the longest running open-access, peer-reviewed electronic journal and covers all aspects of palaeontology. The journal is published by Coquina Press, a California non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to provide “instant, free, and global access to the latest developments in paleontology and related scientific fields to the paleontologic research community and the general public through the production and publication