Museum of Natural Science Curator of Mammals Jake Esselstyn at Louisiana State University and his international collaborators have discovered a new genus and species on a remote, mountainous island in Indonesia. This new ...
Oct 06, 2015 in Plants & Animals
How we found the 'prehistoric beaver' that helped mammals inherit Earth after dinosaurs were wiped out
Sixty six million years ago the world changed in an instant. A huge asteroid, some ten kilometers in diameter, smashed into what is now Mexico. It arrived with the force of several million nuclear bombs, and unleashed a deadly ...
Oct 05, 2015 in Archaeology & Fossils