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Posts Tagged "animals" By Druvius (36) Posts by members only

Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
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Posted by JoeB
Animal remains from the Parknabinnia Neolithic court tomb in County Clare, Ireland. Large monuments made of stone (Megaliths), or timber and earth, appeared across much of Western Europe with the onset of the Neolithic....
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 19Feb 19

Posted by JoeB
The Portfjeld Biota: A Doushantuo-type Lagerstätte from the Ediacaran of southern Peary Land, North Greenland. Remarkably detailed preservation of cells and soft tissues has been described from several Precambrian ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 31, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Bushizheia yangi: A new species of Euarthropod from the Early Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte. Over 250 species have been recorded from the Cambrian Series 2, Stage 3 Chengjiang biota of Yunnan Province, China, with ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 27, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Using X-ray computed tomographic reconstruction to understand the Dřevíč Lead Amulet. Various magical items and practices have been used for protection from potential misfortune since time immemorial. Diseases, ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 1, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Dating the earliest Myriapods. Understanding how organisms colonised the land, is crucial to clarify extant biodiversity and biological adaptation. But, evaluating the rate and pattern of land colonisation requires ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 23, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by JoeB
Yaviichnus inyooensis: A new complex burrow system from the Oligocene of southern Mexico. The behavior of burrowing has probably been present in Mammals since their early origins. Soil provides physical protection; it ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 13, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by JoeB
Bite marks on the tibia of a Giant Sloth from the Miocene of Peru. Following the extinction of non-avian dinosaurs, the largest Cainozoic continental predator was neither a Mammal nor a Bird, but the Giant Caiman ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 4, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by JoeB
Trying to decipher the evolution of flight in Bats. Powered flight has evolved in four Animal groups independently, Insects, Pterosaurs, Birds, and Bats, potentially with more than one origin of flight in each of these...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 13, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Evidence for a Reptile-like physiology in Early Jurassic stem-Mammals Recent discoveries and analyses have revolutionised our knowledge of Mesozoic Mammals, revealing novel aspects of their ecology, development, ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 28, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Brachiopod communities of the Early Cambrian Guanshan Lagerstätte of Yunnan Province, China, and their associated facies. Discoveries of spectacular soft-bodied animal assemblages from Cambrian Konservat-Lagerstätten ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 23, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Neobolus wulongqingensis: A Cambrian Brachiopod with encrusting kleptoparasites. Parasitism is an enduring symbiotic relationship in which the parasite is nutritionally dependent upon the host for at least part of its ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 22, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Triplicatella opimus: Redescription of a Orthothecid Hyolith from the early Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte. Hyoliths are a group of extinct Palaeozoic marine animals, which possessed distinct conical calcareous shells...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 11, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Adelophthalmus pyrrhae: A new species of Eurypterid 'Sea Scorpion' from the Carboniferous of Montagne Noire, France, which may have been capable of breathing air. Arachnids are the second most successful terrestrial ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jul 1, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Allamanda
Rather astonishing! Not sure why/how the Bison part got added: "The reconstruction of Elasmotherium,A Siberian Bison or Unicorn Bison. This extinct animal can be dated back to 39.000 years ago and use to lived in the Eurasian ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 16, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by JoeB
Understanding ecdysis in Early Cambrian Scalidophoran Worms. The epidermis is a fundamental cellular tissue of Metazoans (Animals) which acts as an interface between the external medium and the body interior. It ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 6, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by JoeB
Kingaspidoides spinirecurvatus: A new species of Trilobite from the Cambrian of the Anti‑Atlas, Morocco, with unexpectedly curved spines. The development of spines in Trilobites reflects an evolutionary arms race over...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by JoeB
Soft-tissue preservation in Cloudinomorphs from the terminal Ediacaran Period of Nevada. Commonly envisaged as a prelude to the Cambrian Explosion, the terminal interval of the Ediacaran Period (roughly 550–539 ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 28, 2020May 2020

Posted by JoeB
Finding a connection between the formation of the oldest known Himalaya-style mega-mountains and the appearance of Metazoan Animals. It was extremely fortunate for the stability of life that despite the planet active ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 15, 2020May 2020

Posted by t1nick
Paleontologists Find Strange Ball-Like Structures in 80-Million-Year-Old Fossils May 14, 2020 by Enrico de Lazaro A team of paleontologists from Australia and the UK has found fullerene-like structures in Cretaceous-period crinoids, marine animals...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 12, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by JoeB
Eleven-and-a-half thousand of years of Clam use on the coasts of British Columbia. Over the millennia, many peoples worldwide developed intimate knowledge of, and relationships with, particularly valued species of ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 4, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by JoeB
Patterns of stone tool use among the earliest herders at Lake Turkana, northern Kenya. Past societies around the world repeatedly reconfigured their technologies to accommodate the challenges and opportunities of novel ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 23, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by t1nick
Fossils of baby herbivorous dinosaurs found in Australia. Pointing to the ability for dinosaurs to exist in cooler, circumpolar climes. Besides the adults were small enough to fit in your hand. How cute!!! Lol "scientists can’t be sure which ...
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Shared from Academic (e.g., Science)
Nov 30, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Aivery
Great White Sharks Were Eaten by Megalodon: ‘EVERYTHING Was Prey’ for the 18m Monster November 27, 2018
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 20, 2018Sep 2018

Posted by Druvius
Oldest animal identified, at least it looks like very strong evidence:
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 6, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Aivery
This is a baboon drawn in the same way we draw dinosaurs from their bones. This article has more modern animals drawn in a similar manner. :
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Posted by AmmaRE007The Indigenous Paleolithic of the Western Hemisphere [amazon.

Posted by JoeBUntouched Chamber Tomb discovered in County Kerry, Ireland.

Posted by JoeBGerman museums agree to return Benin Bronzes to Nigeria.

Posted by JoeBUnited States returns seized archaeological artefacts to Afghanistan.

Posted by JoeBLost capital of Amenhotep III discovered.

Posted by JoeBAnimal remains from the Parknabinnia Neolithic court tomb in County Clare, Ireland.

Posted by JoeBEarly Christian Era buildings uncovered in Egypt.

Posted by JoeBIngredients for life found in 3.

Posted by JoeBLooking for evidence of a Martian origin of life.

Posted by JoeBFour-wheeled ceremonial chariot unearthed in an area of Pompeii targetted by looters.

Posted by TriphidAND, for those who DO NO like snakes, try not to LOOK.

Posted by TriphidAND, for those who DO NO like snakes, try not to LOOK.

Posted by TriphidAND, for those who DO NO like snakes, try not to LOOK.

Posted by TriphidThought you may like to 'feast' your eyes upon a few more ancient residents of the regions in and around Australia.

Posted by TriphidThought you may like to 'feast' your eyes upon a few more ancient residents of the regions in and around Australia.

Posted by TriphidThought you may like to 'feast' your eyes upon a few more ancient residents of the regions in and around Australia.

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