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252 million years ago the largest extinction event occurred at the end of the Permian age. It wiped out almost 90 percent of all life in water.
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.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.