Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Scientists find ancient fossils in Panama


Scientists find fossils that are millions of years old in Panama Canal 

PANAMA CITY (AP) — U.S. and Panamanian paleontologists have discovered fossils of several species that lived in Panama more than 20 million years ago. 

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute paleontologist Bruce MacFadden says in a statement the discovery will help to better understand the biodiversity and geological formation of the Central American isthmus during the Tertiary Period.


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