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14 million year-old lost world found in Antarctica


Posted on Saturday, 9 August, 2008 | Comment icon 7 comments


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"A lost world has been found in Antarctica, preserved just the way it was when it was frozen in time some 14 million years ago."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Madeleine on 9 August, 2008, 11:07
Hmm this is possibly the now third time i've said something along these line but i just cannot resist this one! It sounds like the opening to aieln vs predator. lol.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Blueguardian on 9 August, 2008, 12:34
Although this is causing some damage to the ecosystem of Antarctica I cannot help but feel excited to see what they find.
Comment icon #3 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 11 August, 2008, 17:58
Hmm this is possibly the now third time i've said something along these line but i just cannot resist this one! It sounds like the opening to aieln vs predator. lol. Minus the bloodshed.
Comment icon #4 Posted by crystal sage on 14 August, 2008, 21:34
I was interested to read about the migratory routes to the antartica of 'Stumpy'' the whale.. http://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=614673 and was wondering what other genetic memories of 'home'' were found in nature.... ' Here was an interesting study on fauna leading to theories on possible land connections http://www.wku.edu/~smithch/biogeog/SIMP940A.htm Antarctica as a Faunal Migration Route by George Gaylord Simpson (1940) 1. That the southern lands (at least South America and Australia and possibly also Africa and New Zealand) were once connected by land bridges to Antarctica, and h... [More]
Comment icon #5 Posted by revolutionist15 on 22 August, 2008, 0:47
nice
Comment icon #6 Posted by psyche101 on 22 August, 2008, 2:36
I was interested to read about the migratory routes to the antartica of 'Stumpy'' the whale.. http://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=614673 and was wondering what other genetic memories of 'home'' were found in nature.... ' Here was an interesting study on fauna leading to theories on possible land connections http://www.wku.edu/~smithch/biogeog/SIMP940A.htm Antarctica as a Faunal Migration Route by George Gaylord Simpson (1940) The skull of Cryolophosaurus, the first named Antarctic dinosaur. http://www.geocities.com/stegob/williamhammer.html A Duck-Billed Dinosaur in Antarctica http://qu... [More]
Comment icon #7 Posted by Oen Anderson on 22 August, 2008, 20:51
Is it just me, or does the picture on the left on the (Full Article) look like a crater?


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