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#Fossil

# fossil - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Perfectly preserved dinosaur embryo was preparing to hatch like a bird
# Discovery
# Discovery

Perfectly preserved dinosaur embryo was preparing to hatch like a bird

Dec 22nd 2021, 7:28 AM 67,960 Views 16 Comments

The fossil was discovered in Ganzhou, southern China and belonged to a toothless theropod dinosaur.

# fossil - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Prehistoric winged lizard unearthed in Chile
# Fossil
# Fossil

Prehistoric winged lizard unearthed in Chile

Sep 12th 2021, 3:13 PM 46,582 Views 20 Comments

The Jurassic-era “winged lizard” is known as a pterosaur.

# fossil - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

New type of prehistoric 'sea dragon' discovered on beach in England
# Ichthyosaur
# Ichthyosaur

New type of prehistoric 'sea dragon' discovered on beach in England

Dec 9th 2020, 10:42 PM 25,004 Views 15 Comments

Researchers say the discovery is the UK’s fifth known ichthyosaur from the Late Jurassic period.

# fossil - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Evidence of 19 million year old 'Herculean' parrot found in New Zealand
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Evidence of 19 million year old 'Herculean' parrot found in New Zealand

Aug 7th 2019, 12:20 PM 34,448 Views 21 Comments

The bird would have been around one metre tall.

# fossil - Sunday 28 January, 2018

These Israeli teeth show modern humans left Africa 100,000 years earlier than thought
# Israel
# Israel

These Israeli teeth show modern humans left Africa 100,000 years earlier than thought

Jan 28th 2018, 3:30 PM 17,330 Views 36 Comments

The ancient jawbone is believed to be somewhere between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.

# fossil - Friday 9 December, 2016

For the first time ever, a dinosaur tail has been found encased in amber
# They Do Move In Herds
# They Do Move In Herds

For the first time ever, a dinosaur tail has been found encased in amber

Dec 9th 2016, 10:10 PM 21,803 Views 59 Comments

The tail is covered in feathers.

# fossil - Monday 19 September, 2016

2,000-year-old human skeleton found in shipwreck
# Old Bones
# Old Bones

2,000-year-old human skeleton found in shipwreck

Sep 19th 2016, 11:01 PM 29,532 Views 24 Comments

The bodies of shipwreck victims are usually swept away or eaten by fish, and rarely survive decades, much less centuries.

# fossil - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Largest flying bird EVER (with a wingspan of 6.4 metres) found at airport
# Avian Flew
# Avian Flew

Largest flying bird EVER (with a wingspan of 6.4 metres) found at airport

Jul 8th 2014, 10:27 AM 24,656 Views 31 Comments

Its wings were so big that it wouldn’t have been able to get airborne easily.

# fossil - Thursday 15 May, 2014

World's oldest sperm found in Australia
# Spermtastic
# Spermtastic

World's oldest sperm found in Australia

May 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 20,276 Views 27 Comments

A researcher described it as a ‘delightfully unexpected surprise’.

# fossil - Thursday 17 October, 2013

You can now buy a dinosaur for €710,000
# Misty
From The Daily Edge
# Misty

You can now buy a dinosaur for €710,000

Oct 17th 2013, 5:58 PM 8,157 Views 25 Comments

The huge skeleton was found by two young boys.

# fossil - Monday 20 May, 2013

500 million-year-old fossil named after Johnny Depp
# Fossil Scissorhands
# Fossil Scissorhands

500 million-year-old fossil named after Johnny Depp

May 20th 2013, 2:15 PM 7,067 Views 10 Comments

The resemblance is uncanny.

# fossil - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Scientists decode DNA of 'living fossil' fish believed extinct for 70 million years
# Coelacanth
# Coelacanth

Scientists decode DNA of 'living fossil' fish believed extinct for 70 million years

Apr 20th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,353 Views 19 Comments

This all changed, however, when a South African fishing trawler caught a living specimen in 1938, earning it the “living fossil” nickname.

# fossil - Thursday 23 September, 2010

15-horned dinosaur discovered in Utah
# Fossil
From The Daily Edge
# Fossil

15-horned dinosaur discovered in Utah

Sep 23rd 2010, 8:00 AM 422 Views 0 Comments

The remains of the most unique horn-headed dinosaur ever known have been uncovered in modern-day Utah.