4-Legged Fossil Snake Is a World First

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The first four-legged fossil snake ever found is forcing scientists to rethink how snakes evolved from lizards. Although it has four legs, Tetrapodophis amplectus has other features that clearly mark it as a snake, says Nick Longrich, a palaeontologist at the University … Continued

The Peace River Basin

The Peace River watershed is defined by its waters. It covers 2,300 square miles of west central Florida. The river begins in the Green Swamp and wanders by and through the loosely connected lakes and streams of Polk County. It … Continued

Out of the pouch: Ancient DNA extracted from extinct giant kangaroos

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<a href=”http://pangaeabio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/150115091824-large.jpg”><img src=”http://pangaeabio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/150115091824-large.jpg” alt=”150115091824-large” width=”800″ height=”599″ class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-6728″ /></a> Scientists have finally managed to extract DNA from Australia’s extinct giant kangaroos ─ the mysterious marsupial megafauna that roamed Australia over 40,000 years ago. A team of scientists led by … Continued

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