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Oldest Lizard Fossil Found
2013-09-25 12:21:00

An international team of researchers has discovered the oldest known lizard-like fossil near Vellberg, Germany.

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2010-10-04 11:11:33

Having survived for more than 400 million years, the horseshoe crab is now under threat – primarily due to overharvest and habitat destruction.


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'.