A rendering of the ancient Carsioptychus mammal taken from the PBS NOVA special, Rise of the Mammals.
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October 24, 2019 - 5:42 pm
A remarkable trove of fossils from Colorado has revealed details of how mammals grew larger and plants evolved after the cataclysm that killed the dinosaurs.
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Dr. Paul Scofield, senior curator natural history at Canterbury Museum, holds the fossil, a tibiotarsus, top, next to a similar bone of an Emperor Penguin in Christchurch, New Zealand, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.
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August 14, 2019 - 9:13 am
By Nick Perry, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Scientists in New Zealand said Wednesday they've found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago. They said the previously undiscovered...
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Filipino archeologist Armand Salvador Mijares shows bones and teeth they recovered from Callao Cave belonging to a new specie they called Homo luzonensis during a press conference in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
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April 11, 2019 - 10:42 am
By Jim Gomez, Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Archaeologists who discovered fossil bones and teeth of a previously unknown human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines said Thursday they plan more diggings and called for better protection of the...
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In this Sept. 12, 2018, photo, a dinosaur model stands near the site of a future dinosaur museum in Yanji, China.
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October 25, 2018 - 11:12 am
By Christina Larson, AP Science Writer YANJI, China (AP) — At the end of a street of newly built high-rises in the northern Chinese city of Yanji stands an exposed cliff face, where paleontologists scrape away 100 million-year-old rock in search of prehistoric bones. Like many fossil excavation...
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The researchers were digging in the Canadian Arctic when they found the fossil of a fish about 5 feet long with sharp teeth.
Delaware Valley University
Lynne Adkins
August 12, 2018 - 1:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of scientists from the Philadelphia area were part of a team that made an exciting discovery in Canada. The researchers were digging in the Canadian Arctic when they found the fossil of a fish about 5 feet long with sharp teeth — quite the predator, noted...
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