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Four-Legged Snake Fossil Found
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, archaeology, discovery, evolution, snakes, reptiles, lizards, fossil, oldest )

Isaac
- 279 days ago - sciencedaily.com
An absolutely exquisite fossil of a snake that had four legs has been discovered by a team of scientists and may help show how snakes made the transition from lizards to serpents.
Forgotten Fossil Found to Be New Reptile Species
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, archaeology, fossil, fossil reptile )

Beatrice
- 435 days ago - itv.com
A Dorset coast fossil thought to be a plaster copy and stored in a museum for 30 years, has been revealed as a new ancient reptile species. The new species has now been named Ichthyosaurus anningae - in honour of Mary Anning, the British fossil-hunter
Mind-Blowing Fossil Preserves Tiny Horse Carrying Unborn Foal
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, science, research, humans, history, discovery, archaeology, animals, fossil, preserves, Tiny Horse, Unborn Foal, Eocene period, oil shale mining, messel, frankfurt )

Darren
- 529 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
BERLIN: The former oil shale mining site of Messel, near Frankfurt, Germany, is well known for its spectacular fossils of organisms that lived between 47 million and 48 million years ago, during the Eocene epoch. But a fossil of the early horse species. .
5 Totally Unexpected Archaeological Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: archarchaeology, fossil, discovery, oak trees, history, research )

Nancy
- 606 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
A mural,a king, a fossil and more...followed by Iceland's volcano.
World's Largest Flying Bird Was Twice as Big as Any Alive Today
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, birds, Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, discovery, interesting, fossil, news, paleontology, sc ience )

Kayleen
- 662 days ago - cbsnews.com
An extinct giant seabird with a wingspan of 20 to 24 feet, more than twice the size of the royal albatross, the largest living flying bird. It was the size of a two-seater aircraft, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
This Fish Crawled Out of the Water...and Into Creationists' Nightmares By Chris Mooney
Science & Tech  (tags: Tiktaalik roseae, science, research, evolution, fossil, creationists )

Nancy
- 745 days ago - motherjones.com
Tiktaalik, Shubin has observed, was a fish capable of doing a push-up. It had both lungs and gills. In sum, it's quite the transitional form.
49-Million-Year-Old Cockroach Fossil Found
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, cockroach, fossil, 44 million years )

Giana
- 843 days ago - news.discovery.com
A common European and African cockroach may have gotten its evolutionary start in North America, according to new fossil findings.
Biggest Spider Fossil Now Has a Mate -- But It's Complicated
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, study, spider, fossil, female, age of dinosaurs )

Giana
- 864 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A few years ago, scientists uncovered the largest-ever fossil of spider: a female representative of a never-before-seen species that was buried in volcanic ash during the age of the dinosaurs.
Fossils of 4.4-Million-Year-Old Horse Found
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, animals, discovery, interesting, scientists, fossil, horse, extinct species, 4.4 million years ago )

Giana
- 866 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Scientists poking around Ethiopia's fossil-rich badlands say they have discovered the first pieces of an extinct species of horse that was about the size of a small zebra and lived about 4.4 million years ago.
It's a Duck, It's a Rooster, It's a ... Dinosaur?
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, fossil, dinosaur, comb, rooster, mouth, duck, research )

Giana
- 867 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
What has a mouth like a duck's and a comb like a rooster's? A dinosaur that roamed North America 75 million years ago.
Baby Dino Fossil: So Intact It's Lifelike
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, research, study, baby dinosaur, fossil, intact )

Giana
- 879 days ago - news.discovery.com
It may be bony looking, but a newly unearthed fossil of a baby dinosaur is so complete that it appears to hop out of the rock in which it was entombed.
Bus-Sized Reptile Terrorized Prehistoric Sealife
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, research, scientists, marine reptile, fossil, interesting, prehistoric )

Giana
- 962 days ago - news.discovery.com
Mosasaurs, prehistoric marine reptiles that could grow to the size of an 84-seat bus, were much speedier and shark-like than previously thought, an exceptionally well-preserved fossil specimen reveals.
First Fossil Whale Poop Pops Up in Italy
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, research, study, fossil, whale, poop, Italy )

Giana
- 985 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Clumps of squid beaks sticking out of clay in Italy's Umbrian badlands may be the first fossilized ambergris, or whale poo, ever found.
Fossil of Ancient Hairy Creature Reveals Clues About Mammal Ancestors
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, research, fossil, human, ancestors, mammals )

Giana
- 996 days ago - news.yahoo.com
An extremely well-preserved rodentlike fossil recently discovered in China provides some of the best evidence yet for how the earliest human ancestors lived.
Argentine Experts Find Giant Penguin Fossils in Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: penguin, giant, ancient, antarctica, fossil, discovery, paleontology )

Johan
- 1254 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Argentine experts have discovered the fossils of a two-metre-tall penguin that lived in Antarctica 34 million years ago.
 

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