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Volcano Eruption Baked Rare Rhino Fossil


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

Marty
- 1703 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
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
ty
 

. (0)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 11:30 am
I love reading about findings like this-thanks!
 

John B (185)
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 W (1255)
Monday January 21, 2013, 2:10 am
noted
 

Giana Peranio-paz (400)
Monday January 21, 2013, 2:21 am
Thanks for the interesting article.
 

Caroline S (78)
Monday January 21, 2013, 2:28 am
Interesting, thanks!
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Monday January 21, 2013, 2:50 am
Cool :)
 

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

Waltraud U (83)
Monday January 21, 2013, 3:06 am
interesting, ty
 

Past Member (0)
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
noted
 

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

Lindsay K (6)
Monday January 21, 2013, 7:33 am
Wow!
 

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

. (0)
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 (2420)
Monday January 21, 2013, 10:29 am
thanks
 

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