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Oldest Sequenced Genome Sheds Light on Horse Evolution

Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, scientists, study, horse, evolution, suspension, gallop )

- 1725 days ago -
When a horse gallops, there is a moment when all its feet leave the ground -- the moment of suspension. Scientists digging for fossils in the permafrost of Canada's Yukon Territory happened across a different moment of suspension: a 700,000-year-old bone.

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Janis B (7)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 2:02 pm

paula eaton (30)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 8:12 pm
Thanks. Horses are amazing animals.

reft h (66)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 11:08 pm
I've always been interested in the wild horses

Tim C (2420)
Friday June 28, 2013, 10:28 am

Ruth C (87)
Friday June 28, 2013, 10:43 am
Please, stop killing Horses!

Birgit W (160)
Friday June 28, 2013, 4:23 pm

Winn A (179)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 6:49 am
Interesting . . . .

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 11:10 pm
A pity this fascinating news can't keep our magnificent horses from being slaughtered 4 someone's dinner. thanks Giana

Sergio Padilla (65)
Friday July 5, 2013, 6:47 pm
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