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Friday, 31 January 2014

Fossil Whale Skull Found At K12 School (Palos Verdes, California)

Fossil Whale Skull Found At K12 School (Palos Verdes, California)

‘Priceless’ fossil find on Palos Verdes Peninsula
could be 12-million-year-old sperm whale by
Donna Littlejohn, The Daily Breeze, Jan 30, 2014,
http://www.dailybreeze.com/science/20140130/priceless-fossil-find-on-palos-verdes-peninsula-could-be-12-million-year-old-sperm-whale

Whale of a Tale: Rare Marine Fossil Found at School
by Stephanie Pappas, Live Science, January 28, 2014
http://www.livescience.com/42915-rare-whale-fossil-found.html

Yours,

Paul H.

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Fossil of Paleocene Seabird Found in NewZealand

Fossil of Paleocene Seabird Found in NewZealand

One of the world’s oldest flying seabird fossils discovered
Canterbury Museum, Scoop, Sci-Tech, New Zealand,
January 22, 2014 (One of the world’s oldest flying seabird
fossils discovered in North Canterbury)
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC1401/S00046/one-of-the-worlds-oldest-flying-seabird-fossils-discovered.htm

Fossil discovery sheds light on unknown bird by Sarah-Jane
O'Connor, Stuff.co.nz, January 22, 2014
http://www.stuff.co.nz/science/9637869/Fossil-discovery-sheds-light-on-unknown-bird

The paper is:

Mayr, G., and R. P. Scofield, 2014, First diagnosable
non-sphenisciform bird from the early Paleocene of New
Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Received: 19 Aug 2013, Accepted: 23 Oct 2013
Published online: 21 Jan 2014
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03036758.2013.863788

Yours,

Paul H.