Category Archives: Paleontology

Gingko Petrified Forest

Gingko Petrified ForestVantage, Washington. http://parks.state.wa.us/288/Ginkgo-Petrified-Forest Article by Thomas Baurley on 12/3/2016 ~ Enroute to a archaeological survey I was doing, we stopped the night at Wanapum State Park only to discover next door was the GIngko Petrified Forest. What a … Continue reading

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Pecos Valley Diamonds

PECOS VALLEY DIAMONDS New Mexico, one of the nation’s most mineralized states, contains a very large quantity quartz (Si02) . ” This ubiquitous mineral occurs in every district and in many forms. The crystals known as “Pecos Valley ‘Diamonds” however, … Continue reading

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1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution

archived/cross-posted from http://news.yahoo.com/skull-discovery-suggests-early-man-single-species-180440066.html Skull discovery suggests early man was single species By Kerry Sheridan,  SETH BORENSTEIN and SOPHIKO MEGRELIDZE .. .DMANISI, Georgia (AP) — The discovery of a 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village provides … Continue reading

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Foot find shows prehuman walked same time as Lucy – Yahoo! News

By ALICIA CHANG | Associated Press – 22 hrs ago Email 3 Print RELATED CONTENT Enlarge Photo This image provided by the Cleveland … LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lucy, it turns out, had company — another prehuman that also walked but spent more of its time … Continue reading

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UK scientists find lost Darwin fossils – Yahoo! News

UK scientists find ‘lost’ Darwin fossils By CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Associated Press – 2 hrs 51 mins ago Email Print RELATED CONTENT This image made available by the Royal Holloway, University of London on Tuesday … This image made available by the Royal Holloway, University of … Continue reading

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