Wednesday , October 18 2017

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Groundbreaking Discovery: Paleontologists Have Ag …

There’s still a lot that we have no idea about dinosaurs, but researchers have actually simply made an exciting announcement that gives us a clearer picture of what these remarkable beasts resembled when they strolled the Earth countless years ago: Prominent paleontologists from all over the world have collectively consented …

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Newborn Ichthyosaur Reveals Its Last Meal

A team of paleontologists in the UK has identified the smallest and youngest specimen of the ichthyosaur Ichthyosaurus communis on record, and found the remains of a prehistoric squid within its stomach. Reconstruction of a newborn Ichthyosaurus communis. Image credit: Julian Kiely. The ichthyosaur fossil has a total length of …

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Study: Earliest Trilobites Had Stomachs

Exceptionally well-preserved trilobite fossils from the Cambrian Wulongqing Formation near Guangwei Village in southern Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan Province of China, contradict previous assumptions about trilobite digestive systems. Palaeolenus lantenoisi showing evidence of crop, digestive glands, alimentary canal along thorax, and excreted waste posterior to pygidium. Scale bar …

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Snow Leopards Not Considered ‘Endangered’.

Stalking the mountains at the roofing system of the world, the enigmatic snow leopard has just had a stay of execution. The International Union for the Preservation of Nature, which examines wildlife as to how great or bad they are faring, has actually simply revealed that the huge cats are …

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