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Mammals may have flown before birds

Mammals may have flown before birds, new fossil discovery suggests Mammals may have flown before birds mongabay.com December 13, 2006 Mammals may have flown before birds according to a fossil…

‘Loch Ness Monster’ found in Antarctica

'Loch Ness Monster' found in Antarctica 'Loch Ness Monster' found in Antarctica mongabay.com December 11, 2006 Paleontologists found a well-preserved fossil skeleton of a juvenile plesiosaur in Antarctica. Cryptozoologists say…

Ancient sea monster found in Montana

Ancient sea monster found in Montana Ancient sea monster found in Montana By Evelyn Boswell MSU News Service November 3, 2006 A fossil-hunting trip to celebrate a son's homecoming resulted…

Birds evolved from gliding four-legged dinosaurs

Birds evolved from gliding four-legged dinosaurs Birds evolved from gliding four-legged dinosaurs mongabay.com September 22, 2006 Birds may have evolved from gliding four-legged dinosaurs according to new research by a…

Ancient blue whale was a shark killer

Ancient blue whale was a shark killer sharks, terrorized the seas Ancient blue whale was a shark killer Ancestor of baleen whales terrorized the seas mongabay.com August 21, 2006 A…

500,000-year-old chimpanzee fossil found

500,000-year-old chimpanzee fossil found 500,000-year-old chimpanzee fossil found Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com September 6, 2005 Palaeontologists discovered the first known chimpanzee fossil while digging near Lake Baringo, Kenya. The find…
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