News tagged with prehistoric animal

Skin hair skims heat off elephants

Body hair in mammals is typically thought to have evolved to keep us warm in colder prehistoric times, but a new study suggests that it may do the opposite, at least in elephants. Epidermal hair may have ...

dateOct 10, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Exploring the Stone Age pantry

The consumption of wild cereals among prehistoric hunters and gatherers appears to be far more ancient than previously thought, according to a University of Calgary archaeologist who has found the oldest example ...

dateDec 17, 2009 in Archaeology & Fossils
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