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60-year-old paleontological mystery of a 'phantom' dicynodont

  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 21:40
A new study has re-discovered fossil collections from a 19th century hermit that validate 'phantom' fossil footprints collected in the 1950s showing dicynodonts coexisting with dinosaurs. Animals News -- ScienceDaily


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