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Saturday, 25 July 2015

Fossils of Four-legged Snake Discovered (Brazil)

Fossils of Four-legged Snake Discovered (Brazil)

Four-legged fossil sheds light on mysteries of
snake evolution. (According to scientists, the
four-legged snake suggests that the modern-day
reptiles evolved from digging, rather than
swimming, ancestor) by Beatrice Gitau,
Christian Science Monitor, July 24, 2015

A Fossil Snake With Four Legs by Ed Yong
National geographic, July 24, 2015

Four-legged snake fossil discovered, BBC
BBC News, July 24, 2015

The (Potentially Illegal) Fantastic Four-Legged Snake And Ethics Of Fossil Collection by Shaena Montanari, Forbes, July 24, 2015

Martill, D. M., H. Tischlinger, and N. R. Longrich
2015, A four-legged snake from the Early
Cretaceous of Gondwana. Science. vol. 24,
pp. 416-419.


Paul H.

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