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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
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/0724/Four-legged-fossil-sheds-light-on-mysteries-of-snake-evolution

A Fossil Snake With Four Legs by Ed Yong
National geographic, July 24, 2015
http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2015/07/23/a-fossil-snake-with-four-legs/

Four-legged snake fossil discovered, BBC
BBC News, July 24, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-33621491

The (Potentially Illegal) Fantastic Four-Legged Snake And Ethics Of Fossil Collection by Shaena Montanari, Forbes, July 24, 2015
http://www.forbes.com/sites/shaenamontanari/2015/07/24/the-potentially-illegal-fantastic-four-legged-snake-and-ethics-of-fossil-collection/

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aaa9208
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/349/6246/416.abstract?sid=738b60b2-baed-4d8c-8ea9-123cb898b7ad

Yours,

Paul H.

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