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Skull Of New Species Sheds Light On Mediterranean Worm Lizard Evolution
2014-06-06 15:24:58

The first intact skull of a Mediterranean worm lizard has been found in Spain

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2011-05-20 12:16:32

Until a recent discovery, theories about the origins and evolutionary relationships of snakes barely had a leg to stand on.

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2005-11-28 16:30:00

The most comprehensive analysis ever performed of the genetic relationships among all the major groups of snakes, lizards, and other scaly reptiles has resulted in a radical reorganization of the family tree of these animals, requiring new names for many of the tree's new branches.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.