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Saturday, 12 May 2012

World's Smallest Drawf Mammoth is Identified

World's Smallest Drawf Mammoth is Identified

World's smallest mini mammoth is identified
Natural History Museum, 
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/about-us/news/2012/may/worlds-smallest-mini-mammoth-is-identified110024.html

Dwarf Mammoth Found On Crete Was Smallest Ever,
Mammuthus Creticus Fossils Suggest (VIDEO)
Huffington Post, May 2, 2012, 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/09/dwarf-mammoth-crete-smallest_n_1502561.html

Mini mammoth once roamed Crete (Evolution crafted
pint-sized pachyderm on Mediterranean island
by Sid Perkins, May 9, 2012, Nature News,
http://www.nature.com/news/mini-mammoth-once-roamed-crete-1.10605

The paper is:

Herridge, V. L., and A. M. Lister, 2012, Extreme
insular dwarfism evolved in a mammoth. Proceedings
of the Royal Academy of Science. Published online
before print May 9, 2012, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.0671
http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/early/2012/05/04/rspb.2012.0671

Best wishes,

Paul H.
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