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Volcano Eruption Baked Rare Rhino Fossil

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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The ancient rhino's skull and jaw have a rough surface and brittle teeth. Paleontologist Pierre-Olivier Antoine of the University of Montpellier in France thinks that's because volcanic rock fragments from the Cardak caldera pelted the rhino. A speeding

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g d c. (0)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 9:28 am

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Sunday January 20, 2013, 11:30 am
I love reading about findings like this-thanks!

John B. (194)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 8:42 pm
Thanks Marty for the link to the article by Sasha Ingber. A rare find indeed. Read and noted.

Danuta Watola (1265)
Monday January 21, 2013, 2:10 am

Giana Peranio-Paz (405)
Monday January 21, 2013, 2:21 am
Thanks for the interesting article.

Caroline S. (82)
Monday January 21, 2013, 2:28 am
Interesting, thanks!

Nimue Pendragon (344)
Monday January 21, 2013, 2:50 am
Cool :)

Lynn D. (0)
Monday January 21, 2013, 2:57 am
Interesting, thanks!

Waltraud U. (81)
Monday January 21, 2013, 3:06 am
interesting, ty

Fi T. (19)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:01 am
Though it's sad, thanks for this "record"

jules r. (7)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:10 am

donnaa d. (14)
Monday January 21, 2013, 6:04 am
thank you

Lindsay Kemp (2)
Monday January 21, 2013, 7:33 am

Dana W. (9)
Monday January 21, 2013, 8:39 am
I love reading about stuff like this - what an exciting opportunity for further study!

Michael Kirkby (92)
Monday January 21, 2013, 9:39 am
I'm thinking and have done so that volcanic eruptions have played a larger part in species extinctions over the years.

Tim C. (2438)
Monday January 21, 2013, 10:29 am

Natalie V. (27)
Monday January 21, 2013, 4:06 pm
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