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Tiny Ancestor of Lions, Tigers & Bears Discovered (Oh My!)

Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, research, study, discovery, carnivors, mammals, ancestors, lions, tigers, bears, interesting )

- 1746 days ago -
Lions, tigers, bears and even loyal pups and playful kitties all come from the same line of carnivorous mammals, a lineage whose origins are lost in time. Scientists have discovered one of the earliest ancestors of all modern carnivores.


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Sylvie Bertrand (103)
Tuesday January 7, 2014, 5:18 am
ThanksGna, vry interesng,

Bob P (394)
Tuesday January 7, 2014, 6:27 am
interesting thanks Giana

Roger G (148)
Tuesday January 7, 2014, 1:58 pm
noted, thanks

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday January 7, 2014, 2:24 pm
Thanks Giana.

Lynda GettingBetter (123)
Tuesday January 7, 2014, 3:07 pm
THIS is the sort of article I look for on C2NN - thank you, Giana!

Debra Tate (17)
Tuesday January 7, 2014, 3:59 pm

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Tuesday January 7, 2014, 8:46 pm
Fascinating, always good to know.

Robert Hardy (68)
Tuesday January 7, 2014, 8:56 pm
From small beginnings big things grow....

Suzanne L (99)
Tuesday January 7, 2014, 9:53 pm
Noted. Thanks Giana.

Helen Porter (39)
Tuesday January 7, 2014, 10:26 pm
Thank you.

Colleen L (3)
Tuesday January 7, 2014, 11:54 pm
Good article. Thanks Giana

Caroline S (78)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 9:50 am
Thank you Giana, I love such articles ;-)

Kay M (347)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 11:42 am

Winn Adams (179)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 1:52 pm

Barbara Tomlinson (431)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 3:06 pm
"It wasn't frightening. It wasn't dreadful," said study researcher Floréal Solé, a paleontologist at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels. What it was, Solé said, is a clue to the beginnings of today's toothy beasts.
Nature is CRUEL.
"Did God, who made the Lamb, make Thee?" William Blake,
Songs of Innocence and Experience [Also known as Tyger, Tyger, Burning Bright]

Mary Donnelly (47)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 3:35 pm
Interesting post--thanks Giana.

Judith C (159)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 3:36 pm
Interesting news.

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 6:13 pm
Thank you.

M B (62)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 6:54 am
I've seen it on TV.

Margo R (14)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 11:27 am
Most interesting......thank you!!

Lady Suki (446)
Saturday January 11, 2014, 9:05 am
Well it is kinda cute.

Melania P (123)
Saturday January 11, 2014, 3:51 pm

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Wednesday January 15, 2014, 10:55 am
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