Mammoths Survived In Britain Until 14,000 Years Ago, New Discovery Suggests

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 woolly mammoth

Research which finally proves that bones found in Shropshire, England provide the most geologically recent evidence of woolly mammoths in North Western Europe publishes June 17 in the Geological Journal. Analysis of both the bones and the surrounding environment suggests that some mammoths remained part of British wildlife long after they are conventionally believed to have become extinct.

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Sands Of Gobi Desert Yield New Species Of Nut-cracking Dinosaur

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Scientists first discovered psittacosaurs in the Gobi Desert in 1922

Plants or meat: That’s about all that fossils ever tell paleontologists about a dinosaur’s diet. But the skull characteristics of a new species of parrot-beaked dinosaur and its associated gizzard stones indicate that the animal fed on nuts and/or seeds. These characteristics present the first solid evidence of nut-eating in any dinosaur. Continue reading… “Sands Of Gobi Desert Yield New Species Of Nut-cracking Dinosaur”

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