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Frilled you made it after all these years

Prehistoric sharks life alive today

A dinosaur era frilled shark (same species fossil remains dated to the dinosaur/Cretaceous age) has been captured and then examined by scientists. Referred to by the Portuguese scientists as a ‘living fossil’ the frilled shark has remained virtually unchanged since this species shared the planet with dinosaurs. Remains of Chlamydoselachus anguineus have been dated back …

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Out of Africa alternative theories

Out of Africa alternative theories

The standard ideas on modern human evolution – Out of Africa or recent African origin of modern humans theory – is not the only idea on how the very different humanoid forms evolved around the world. Franz Weidenreich who died in 1948 suggested that the varying ancient races may have dipped into each others gene …

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Out on a limb

drepanosaurus divergent evolution convergent evolution forelimb anteaters

Out on an evolutionary limb with divergent evolution and convergent evolution theories producing similar physical characteristic? The Drepanosaurus fossil shows a relatively massive and unique forearm for tetrapods. But this large utensil is also present in modern day anteaters including the pygmy anteater. The tetrapod forelimb is one of the most versatile structures in vertebrate …

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Is Larry a mammoth evolutionary step?

Larry mammoth Columbian

Is Larry the odd tusked mammoth: An evolutionary step of the mammoth Just a juvenile large mammoth or deformed mammoth Evidence of electromagnetic evolution Evidence of ultra quick evolution The mammoth fossil found has 2 tusks but each individual one seems at first discovery glance to come from a different type of mammoth. The size …

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