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Copycats. Dolphins can copy each other's whistles, just as humans can say someone else's name.
Early humans were able to move from Africa after a single genetic mutation allowed them to become vegetarians, scientists claim. The switch, which allowed humans to process vegetables, meant that humans were able to move away from water sources and spread across the continent.
Mugger crocodile and its distribution in Iran: By Asghar Mobarak and Elham Abtin
Today Haţeg is a landlocked town within the Eastern European country of Romania but 70 million years ago during the late Cretaceous it was an island within a shallow sea that covered much of today's Southern Europe.
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Fossils of a new species of ancient crocodile cousin have been found in limestone once destined for Italian kitchen countertops, a new study says.
The Devonian Period The Earth’s geologic history is broken into many time periods. One of the most important of these is the Devonian period.
GEOL 104 In the Shadow of the Dinosaurs: Pterosaurs, Marine Reptiles, Mesozoic Mammals, Mesozoic PlantsFall Semester 2012 In the Shadow of the Dinosaurs: Pterosaurs, Marine Reptiles, Mesozoic Mammals, Mesozoic Plants Dragons of the Sea and Air
At one time—estimated to be 200 to 300 million years ago—continents were united in one supercontinent or protocontinent named Pangaea (or Pangea, from the Greek pan, meaning all, and gaea, meaning world) that first split into two halves.
Artist's Rendering of Shieldcroc (Aegisuchus witmeri); Credit: Orginal artwork by Henry P. Tsai, University of Missouri
Feb. 3, 2012 — A painstakingly detailed investigation shows that mass extinctions need not be sudden events.
30th Jan 2012, 9:43 am by Deborah Sterescu Tethys Petroleum ( TSE:TPL )(LON:TPL) announced Monday the official inauguration of a new oil storage and rail loading facility for oil shipments from the company's Doris oilfield into the Kazakh rail system in Kazakhstan. The Aral Oil Terminal (AOT) is located roughly 230 kilometres from the Doris oilfield, significantly reducing the distance that oil is currently trucked by road from the field, Tethys said.
Tethys Petroleum Limited today announced that it has completed a previously announced private placement of 26,062,975 Ordinary Shares for gross proceeds of US$13,069,187 million (the "Offering").
( EmaxHealth ) - Have you ever felt like your dog or cat knows what you are feeling and empathizes with you? Do you think other animals have emotions, and if they do, is it important? According to Jaak Panksepp, professor of veterinary and comparative anatomy, pharmacy and physiology at Washington State University, “I think the more we know about the emotions of other animals, the more we will understand our own emotions.”