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Teeth Of New Placodont Species Point To European Origin
2013-03-28 08:30:55

Scientists have been unclear about the evolutionary origins of ancient ocean-dwelling dinosaurs known as placodonts. But a new fossil find has shed light on not only the origin of the extinct dinosaur but also on its place in the tree of life.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.