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Oldest Live-Birth Fossil Found; Fish Had Umblical Cord


Animals  (tags: animals, fossil, fish, discovery, extinction, paleontology )

Tom
- 2284 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Remains of the world's oldest known mother have been unearthed in the Australian outback. The remarkably well-preserved fossil, about 375 to 380 million years old, shows the earliest evidence of a vertebrate mother giving birth to live young.



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Joycey B. (750)
Wednesday May 28, 2008, 3:47 pm
Very interesting article. Thanks Tom.
 

Morgan Griffith (225)
Wednesday May 28, 2008, 8:01 pm
Way cool
 

Marian E. (152)
Thursday May 29, 2008, 8:46 am

The more we learn, the more we realize we don't really know much.
 
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