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VIDEO : The 11 Most Well Preserved Animals

by Luke Higgins
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SUJdhAhyoE

Britain’s best beaches for treasure hunting, fossil collecting and rock pooling

by Luke Higgins
From sandy windswept strands to pebble-strewn coves and mud-slicked bays, we have a fantastic range of beachcomber beaches along our nibbled coast. And the tail-end of the year is the perfect time for scavenging,…

Rare “Scaly dog” fossil found on Scottish island

by Luke Higgins
A RARE prehistoric fossil found on Scottish island could significantly advance scientists understanding of the area. The 170 million year old jawbone from a dog-sized crocodile-like creature is one of the only found anywhere in the world. The small fossil, measuring…

Ancient sea cow remains discovered on California island

by Luke Higgins
The 25 million-year-old fossil remains of a sea cow that lived in the waters off Southern California’s Channel Islands have been discovered by scientists. The fossil skull and ribcage were found on Santa Rosa Island, about 50 miles northwest of Los…

Man’s earliest ancestors discovered in southern England

by Luke Higgins
FOSSILS OF THE OLDEST MAMMALS RELATED TO MANKIND HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED ON THE JURASSIC COAST OF DORSET. The two teeth are from small, rat-like creatures that lived 145 million years ago in the shadow of the dinosaurs. They are the earliest undisputed…

Prehistoric teeth fossils dating back 9.7 million years ‘could rewrite human history’ (video included)

by Luke Higgins
Paleontologists in Germany have discovered 9.7 million-year-old fossilised teeth that a German politician has hailed as potentially “rewriting" human…

Fossil discovery in Indonesia reveals ‘lost world’ of beasts

by Luke Higgins
As recently as a few thousand years ago, the Indonesian island of Sumba was home to miniature elephants, giant rats and dragons, according to fossil discoveries reported in a scientific journal last month. The expedition marks the first discovery…

How dinosaurs turned into birds 100 million years ago as their BRAINS started to expand

by Luke Higgins
Boffins tracked the link between the brain's development and the movement of skull bones over the generations to discover how the lizard kings turned into birds. A team from Yale University, which was led…

Stunning fossils: The seven most amazing ever found INCREDIBLE IMAGES

by Luke Higgins
1: Discovered: Gobi desert, Mongolia, 1971 Age: 74 million years Location: Mongolian Dinosaur Museum, Ulan Bator They will remain forever locked in mortal combat. The Velociraptor has sunk its deadly foot claw deep into the…

A 66-million-year-old skull could unlock secrets about triceratops ( including Video )

by Luke Higgins
There's more excitement than usual at Marco's Pizza in Thornton, Colo., since news spread Tuesday that a rare dinosaur fossil was unearthed at a construction site up the street. General Manager Daniel…
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