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Scottish prehistoric reptile discovered

January 13, 2015 No comments

Scottish prehistoric reptile discovered

A new species of marine reptile from the Jurassic era has been identified from fossils found on the Isle of Skye. The dolphin-like creatu...

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Scottish prehistoric reptile discovered

A new species of marine reptile from the Ju...

January 13, 2015 No comments

Photo of the day - Fagesia thevestensis (Peron)

Photo of the day - Fagesia thevestensis (Pe...

February 27, 2014 No comments

Photo of the Day - Palaeocarcharcarodon orientalis (Sinzow, 1899) Morocco - Paleocene

Photo of the Day - Palaeocarcharcarodon ori...

January 18, 2014 No comments

Photo of the day - Leaf fossil of the genus Salix sp. - Quaternary

Photo of the day - Leaf fossil of the genus...

January 14, 2014 No comments

Photo of the Day - Calcite (Abruzzo) Italy

December 24, 2013

Photo of the Day - Calcite (Abruzzo) Italy

  Calcite Formula: CaCO3 System: Trigonal Colour: White, Yellow, Red, ... Lustre: Vitreous, P...

Photo of the day - Fagesia thevestensis (Peron)

February 27, 2014

Photo of the day - Fagesia thevestensis (Peron)

Photo of the day - Fagesia thevestensis (Peron) Akrabou FMT - Asfla - Morocco Cretaceous - Turon...

Photo of the day - Leaf fossil of the genus Salix sp. - Quaternary

January 14, 2014

Photo of the day - Leaf fossil of the genus Salix sp. - Quaternary

Photo of the day - Leaf fossil of the genus Salix sp. - Quaternary

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Scottish prehistoric reptile discovered

13 January 2015 No comments

Scottish prehistoric reptile discovered

A new species of marine reptile from the Jurassic era has been identified from fossils found on the Isle of Skye. The dolphin-like creatures were as long as 14 feet from snout to tail, and inhabite...

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Photo of the day - Fagesia thevestensis (Peron)

27 February 2014 No comments

Photo of the day - Fagesia thevestensis (Peron)

Photo of the day - Fagesia thevestensis (Peron) Akrabou FMT - Asfla - Morocco Cretaceous - Turonian (Ma 89,3 +/- 1,0 - 93,5 +/- 0,8)

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Photo of the Day - Palaeocarcharcarodon orientalis (Sinzow, 1899) Morocco - Paleocene

18 January 2014 No comments

Photo of the Day - Palaeocarcharcarodon orientalis (Sinzow, 1899) Morocco - Paleocene

Photo of the Day - Palaeocarcharcarodon orientalis (Sinzow, 1899) Morocco - Paleocene

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Photo of the day - Leaf fossil of the genus Salix sp. - Quaternary

14 January 2014 No comments

Photo of the day - Leaf fossil of the genus Salix sp. - Quaternary

Photo of the day - Leaf fossil of the genus Salix sp. - Quaternary

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Photo of the day - Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758

14 January 2014 No comments

Photo of the day - Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758

Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758Indian Ocean

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Photo of the day - Sassolungo and Sassopiatto - Dolomites - Alps (Italy)

09 January 2014 No comments

Photo of the day - Sassolungo and Sassopiatto - Dolomites - Alps (Italy)

Photo of the day - Sassolungo and Sassopiatto - Dolomites - Alps (Italy)

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Photo of the day - Trilobite Asaphellus sp. - Ordovician - Morocco

07 January 2014 No comments

Photo of the day - Trilobite Asaphellus sp. - Ordovician - Morocco

  Photo of the day - Trilobite Asaphellus sp. - Ordovician - Morocco

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Photo of the Day - Pinnacle Desert (Western Australia)

29 December 2013 No comments

Photo of the Day - Pinnacle Desert (Western Australia)

The Pinnacles are limestone formations contained within Nambung National Park, near the town of Cervantes, Western Australia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pinnacles_(Western_Australia)

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Photo of the Day - Calcite (Abruzzo) Italy

24 December 2013 No comments

Photo of the Day - Calcite (Abruzzo) Italy

  Calcite Formula: CaCO3 System: Trigonal Colour: White, Yellow, Red, ... Lustre: Vitreous, Pearly Hardness: 3

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The strange case of Hoplitomeryx

01 May 2008 No comments

The strange case of Hoplitomeryx

The italian fossil record of terrestrial mammals is relatively poor during the Early and Middle Miocene. It is only in the Late Miocene that the record of terrestrial vertebrates increases. The pre-Me...

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