Tag Archives: Tropical

Persistent tropical foraging within the highlands of terminal Pleistocene/Holocene New Guinea

The terminal Pleistocene/Holocene boundary represented a serious ecological threshold for people, each as a big local weather transition and because of the emergence of agriculture round this time. In the highlands of New Guinea, climatic and environmental modifications throughout this … Continue reading

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Motorways reveal evidence of massive tropical storms 200 million years ago

Tooth of the late Triassic predatory shark, Rhomphaiodon minor. Scale bar denotes 1 mm. Credit: Tiffany Slater Research on rocks beneath one of the West Country’s busiest motorway junctions has revealed unexpected evidence of major flooding events across southern England … Continue reading

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Ancient lone star lizard lounged in lush, tropical Texas

Researchers have discovered a new species of extinct worm lizard in Texas and dubbed it the ‘Lone Star’ lizard. The species — the first known example of a worm lizard in Texas — offers evidence that Texas acted as a … Continue reading

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Ancient lone star lizard lounged in lush, tropical Texas

Researchers have discovered a new species of extinct worm lizard in Texas and dubbed it the “Lone Star” lizard. The species — the first known example of a worm lizard in Texas — offers evidence that Texas acted as a … Continue reading

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Tropical ants in Europe

Biologists have compared a database of modern ants with a database of fossil ants. The analysis has shown in which locations fossilized ants are more related to the ants now living in the same area of the world. Interestingly, ants … Continue reading

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