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Terrestrial Mesozoic ninja turtles

Turtles are an incredible evolutionary success story, with about 350 extant species that inhabit all major oceans and landmasses and from tropical to temperate climates. The fossil record of turtles is incredibly rich, and ...

dateJan 03, 2017 in Archaeology & Fossils
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How and why to date a dinosaur

You might think dating dinosaurs would be an easy task, but in reality it's actually quite difficult. We date dinosaurs based on where we find their fossils, using the ages of the rocks that they're found in. This means that ...

dateNov 14, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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