Tag: Paleobiology

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Earliest land animals had fewer skull bones than fish – restricting their evolution, scientists find

The skulls of tetrapods had fewer bones than extinct and living fish, limiting their evolution for millions of years, according to a latest study. By...

Did primitive cetaceans feed like marine reptiles?

Many of us are familiar with modern whales and dolphins. However, the extinct ancestors of these modern marine mammals bear an uncanny resemblance to...