Wednesday, 28 January 2015

The world's oldest known snake fossils: Rolling back the clock by nearly 70 million years

Date:
January 27, 2015

Source:
University of Alberta

Summary:
Fossilized remains of four ancient snakes have been dated between 140 and 167 million years old -- nearly 70 million years older than the previous record of ancient snake fossils -- and are changing the way we think about the origins of snakes.


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