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Fossil proves hyenas once roamed Canada's Arctic Plains

Image copyright Thinkstock A 50-year-old mystery surrounding a pair of fossilized teeth has been rooted in Canada's Arctic. A team The scientists have identified the teeth, which were found in the Yukon in the 1970s. Their findings were published on Tuesday in scientific journal Open Quaternary. The two teeth were found during a paleontological expedition in Yukon's Old Crow Basin …

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A school of fish caught in a fossil

Fish can band together, sometimes in the millions, to form a school or swarm. They move like a flock of birds as long as each fish stays in line with the surrounding fish. Modern fish as well as other species already know how to move as one. When this behavior emerged in the Earth's past, it was difficult for scientists …

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The oldest fossil fungus found in the world

Scientists have made a big discovery in Canada, but it's so small that you need a microscope to see it. The scientists reported that they had discovered the remains of the oldest known mushroom. which could be up to 1 billion years old. They found it in the Arctic of Canada and called it Ourasphaira giraldae. A report on their …

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See red in the fossil record

What color did T. Rex have? What about Triceratops or Glyptodon? Until recently, the range of prehistory was the only source of daydreams, CGI artists or children with colored pencils. Advances in imaging technology bring us closer to real answers. Over the last decade, we have learned that the tail of Sinosauropteryx was striped and the head of Microraptor was …

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X-rays show the colors of a 3-million-year-old fossil mouse

Enlarge / A false-color synchrotron radiograph of fossil chemistry. Blue stands for calcium in the bones, green is the element zinc, which has been shown to be important for the biochemistry of the red pigment, and red is a specific type of organic sulfur that can not be imaged by conventional methods. This type of sulfur is enriched with red …

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The 3 million year old "mighty mouse" fossil still has red fur

A mass grave from the year 5000 in Poland contains 15 persons, all from the same extended family. This is an artistic representation of Ambopteryx longibrachium, one of only two dinosaurs with membranous wings. The fossil remains of the dinosaur were found in 2017 in Liaoning in northeastern China. Reconstruction of a small tyrannosauroid Suskityrannus hazelae from the Late Cretaceous. …

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Amazing Dino Discovery: Fossil of the tiny & # 39; relan & # 39; found by Tyrannosaurus rex

A tiny, three-meter-tall relative of Tyrannosaurus rex was discovered and named. The new dinosaur named Suskityrannus hazelae was found by Virginia Tech paleontologist Sterling Nesbitt in New Mexico in 1998. Nesbitt, who is now. He was assistant professor of geoscientific at Virginia Tech and was a 16-year-old high school student when he found the fossil during an expedition to New …

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