fossil record

“It was obviously a very aggressive animal. It was a big angry bug."
Paleontologists have uncovered a fossil field in Australia that fills a large gap in the continent's environmental history
2013-07-03-leakeypullWhat the fossil record does is force us to contemplate our place on the planet. We are but one species of several hominids that inhabited planet earth and like our distant cousins who went extinct fairly recently, our time on planet earth is also finite.
About 5 million years ago, sea levels were 296 feet (90 m) higher than today, and the low-lying South Africa became a patchwork
But if it took 24 million generations for the elephant to get so big, scientists say it takes only about 100,000 generations
By Kate Wong (Click here for original article.) When scientists found the nearly two million-year-old fossil rib, which hails
Higgs and his colleagues' findings, recently published in Historical Biology in a paper entitled "Evidence of Osedax worm