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New flying reptile species was one of largest ever flying animals

A newly identified species of pterosaur is among the largest ever flying animals, according to a new study. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Studying largest impact crater in the US, buried for 35 million years

About 35 million years ago, an asteroid hit the ocean off the East Coast of North America. Its impact formed a 25-mile diameter crater that now lies buried beneath the Chesapeake Bay. A team of researchers has obtained drilling samples … Continue reading

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Paleontologists discover largest dinosaur foot ever

The dinosaur foot known as ‘Bigfoot,’ described in a new scientific paper recently published in the open-access journal PeerJ — the Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences, was excavated in 1998 by an expedition from the University of Kansas, with … Continue reading

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Giant ichthyosaur is one of largest animals ever

The 205-million-year-old jaw bone of a prehistoric reptile belongs to ‘one of the largest animals ever’ say a group of international paleontologists. The new discovery has also solved a 150-year-old mystery of supposed ‘dinosaur bones’ from the UK. Paleontology News … Continue reading

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Short-faced bears, largest carnivores in the Ice Age, became omnivores to survive

Based on the analysis of fossil teeth, a study shows that short-faced bears (Arctodus simus), the largest carnivores in the Ice Age, became omnivores to survive. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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One among planet’s largest volcanic eruptions

Researchers have decided that the Pacific Northwest was house to one of many Earth’s largest recognized volcanic eruptions, a millennia-lengthy spewing of sulfuric fuel that blocked out the solar and cooled the planet. Solely two different eruptions — the basalt … Continue reading

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Scientists ‘Rediscover’ Largest Sea Dragon’ Fossil in Museum Archive

Skeleton of Ichthyosaurus.Credit score: Copyright Dean R. Lomax Mislabelled Fossil With a Pretend Tail Turned Out to Be the most important Ichthyosaurus on document and located it was pregnant on the time of dying. The brand new specimen is estimated … Continue reading

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The New Largest Pink Diamond Discovered In Russia

The gem-high quality stone was discovered on the firm’s alluvial mines in Russia’s Far East. (Picture: ALROSA.) Russia’s Alrosa, the world’s prime diamond producer by output in carats, has unearthed 27.eighty five-carat pink valuable rock the corporate believes could possibly … Continue reading

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Largest Ichthyosaurus was pregnant mom

Scientists have found the most important Ichthyosaurus on document and located it was pregnant on the time of demise. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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World’s Largest Volcanic Vary Might Lurk Beneath Antarctic Ice

Telefon Bay West Antarctica’s huge ice sheet conceals what could be the largest volcanic area on earth, analysis has revealed. The continent’s ice covers virtually one hundred newly found volcanoes, the most important of which is as tall because the … Continue reading

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