Thursday, 6 February 2014

'Pompeii-Like' Volcanic Eruption Yielded Excellently-Preserved Fossils Of Dinosaurs, Mammals Birds From Early Cretaceous: Researchers

Chinese and American researchers are crediting a Pompeii-like volcanic eruption for the recent discovery of very well-preserved dinosaur, mammal and bird fossils from the early Cretaceous, Discovery Newsreports.

The team said Jehol Biota research suggests that the animals were burned to a crisp as they were being buried.


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