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Most of last 11,000 years cooler than past decade in North America, Europe

Natural fluctuations in climate have occurred over past millennia, which would have naturally led to climatic cooling today in the absence of human activity. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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New Egyptian dinosaur reveals ancient link between Africa and Europe

When it comes to the final days of the dinosaurs, Africa is something of a blank page. Fossils found in Africa from the Late Cretaceous, the time period from 100 to 66 million years ago, are few and far between. … Continue reading

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The unimaginable journey of the primary African tortoise that arrived in Europe

About ninety five million years in the past, a river turtle tailored to marine environments and made a unprecedented migration from the traditional continent of Gondwana, which grouped what’s now Africa and South America, to Laurasia, the Northern continental mass … Continue reading

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‘Euro Satan’: Fossil of carnivorous marsupial relative found in E Europe

Scientists have found fossil stays of a brand new carnivorous mammal in Turkey, one of many largest marsupial family members ever found within the northern hemisphere. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Fires set by Ice Age hunters destroyed forests throughout Europe

Large-scale forest fires started by prehistoric hunter-gatherers are probably the reason why Europe is not more densely forested, researchers report. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Unique skin impressions of the last dinosaurs from what is now Europe

An impression fossil with the surface of the skin of a dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous, a period right before their extinction, has been discovered in Barcelona, Spain. Its characteristics make it a unique discovery in Europe. Paleontology News — … Continue reading

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Early farmers from across Europe were direct descendants of Aegeans

For most of the last 45,000 years Europe was inhabited solely by hunter-gatherers. About 8,500 years ago a new form of subsistence – farming – started to spread across the continent from modern-day Turkey, reaching central Europe by 7,500 years … Continue reading

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Study shows dinosaur families chose to exit Europe

Researchers have used ‘network theory’ for the first time to visually depict the movement of dinosaurs around the world during the Mesozoic Era – including a curious exodus from Europe. read more (e) Science News – Paleontology & Archaeology

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A curious exodus from Europe for Mesozoic dinosaurs

A map showing the migration of dinosaurs from Europe during the Early Cretaceous period (125-100 million years ago). Researchers have used ‘network theory’ for the first time to visually depict the movement of dinosaurs around the world during the Mesozoic … Continue reading

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A curious exodus from Europe for Mesozoic dinosaurs

Researchers have used ‘network theory’ for the first time to visually depict the movement of dinosaurs around the world during the Mesozoic Era — including a curious exodus from Europe. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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