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Why Do Turtles Have Shells? – The Atlantic

Travel back in time to 260 million years ago, just before the dawn of the dinosaur era. Journey to what is now South Africa, and make your way to a river bank. Then, wait. If you’re lucky, you might see … Continue reading

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The Influence of Earth’s History on the Dawn of Modern Birds

Have you wondered, as I have, how birds managed to survive the K-Pg Extinction Event that took out the dinosaurs and became the most widely dispersed and diversified vertebrates on the planet? New research explains how that probably occurred. The … Continue reading

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