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fossil record

Living Fossils Living Large
November 12, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Frances and I were asked if we would set up a living fossils table for the HMNS’s annual Dino Days celebration that took place here last week. Not having had any history or paleontology classes I was a little clueless as to which of our living animals would fit into the category of living fossils, other than our […]

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Too Far from the Tree
January 24, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Another approach to figuring out what the very oldest hominids were up to (first discussed in an earlier entry involves observing the behavior of living primates and identifying trends or patterns that have a possible counterpart in the fossil record. Among some living primates like gorillas and orangutans, there is a marked difference in size […]



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