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Japanese Tsunami Carried a Million Sea Creatures From Japan to US West Coast

Japanese mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis), barnacles (Megabalanus rosa) and sea anemones hooked up to a tsunami buoy washed ashore on Lengthy Seashore, Washington, in February 2017. Credit score: Nancy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full … Continue reading

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Paleontologists classify mysterious ancient cone-shaped sea creatures

One branch on the tree of life is heavier as a team of scientists has determined what a bizarre group of extinct cone-shaped animals actually are. Known as hyoliths, these marine creatures evolved over 530 million years ago and are … Continue reading

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Ancient 4-Limbed Creatures Were Too Young for Trip Ashore

This is a picture of the Acanthostega fossil. Life history of the 360-million-year-old tetrapod Acanthostega rewrites the tetrapod move to land This week in the journal Nature, a team of researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden, the European Synchrotron Radiation … Continue reading

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Antarctic fossils reveal creatures weren’t safer in the south during dinosaur extinction

A study of more than 6,000 marine fossils from the Antarctic shows that the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs was sudden and just as deadly to life in the polar regions. Previously, scientists had thought that creatures living … Continue reading

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Antarctic fossils reveal creatures weren’t safer in the south during dinosaur extinction

A study of more than 6,000 marine fossils from the Antarctic shows that the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs was sudden and just as deadly to life in the polar regions. read more (e) Science News – Paleontology … Continue reading

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‘Trickle of food’ helped deep sea creatures survive asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs

New evidence has been provided to explain why deep sea creatures were able to survive the catastrophic asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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