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47-Million-Year-Old Fossil of Horse, Unborn Foal Unveiled - NBC News

47-Million-Year-Old Fossil of Horse, Unborn Foal Unveiled  - NBC News | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
MAINZ, Germany — Paleontologists have unveiled images of a 47-million-year-old fossil of a horse and its unborn foal. The fossil has provided scientists with...
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Little thing, about the size of an average dog, but with a great future—the modern horse. Love paleontology.

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New fossil find reveals tiny hedgehog the size of your thumb

New fossil find reveals tiny hedgehog the size of your thumb | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Researchers in British Columbia have unearthed a 52 million year old fossil of the smallest hedgehog known to science.
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Cute little bugger. No doubt hunted by those giant birds they found the other day, 24 foot wingspans.

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The beast with the behemoth arms: A dinosaur mystery is solved

The beast with the behemoth arms: A dinosaur mystery is solved | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In July 1965, two gigantic fossilized dinosaur arms replete with menacing claws were unearthed in the remote southern Gobi desert of Mongolia. Measuring 8 feet (2.4 meters), they were the longest arms of any known bipedal creature in Earth's history. But nearly everything else was missing, leaving experts baffled about the nature of this beast with the behemoth arms. Half a century later, the mystery has been solved. ...
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Not exactly cute and cuddly, but fascinating. Got to love paleontology.

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