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Cockroach reappears after 49 million years

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 08:51 PM

Ectobius has a long fossil history in Europe, occurring in Baltic amber that is about 44 million years old, and its lineage was believed to have been exclusively from the Old World. However, a shocking new discovery has uprooted that view. In fact, it now appears that Ectobius may have originated in the New World.

http://phys.org/news...ears-north.html

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 09:20 PM

The IRS have demanded to know exactly how Ectobius supported himself during these missing years.  :(


#3    Sir Wearer of Hats

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 10:22 PM

View PostEldorado, on 06 January 2014 - 09:20 PM, said:

The IRS have demanded to know exactly how Ectobius supported himself during these missing years.  :(
He's a cockroach, durr he was in politics.

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 11:23 PM

LOL  Stealing funds and resources..

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 02:23 AM

View PostSir Wearer of Hats, on 06 January 2014 - 10:22 PM, said:

He's a cockroach, durr he was in politics.

View PostMentalcase, on 06 January 2014 - 11:23 PM, said:

LOL  Stealing funds and resources..

Ahhhh, feel the contempt, lol!


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 07:57 AM

"Cockroach reappears after 49 million years"? I knew they were tough, but not that tough.


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 08:20 AM

They didn't really disappear, they just scattered when someone turned the light on.

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 08:56 AM

they missed the ren·dez·vous with the mothership 48 million years ago ~

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