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14 million year-old lost world found in Antarctica


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


Image credit: Calee Allen / NOAA
 
"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
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 connectionshttp://www.wku.edu/~smithch/biogeog/SIMP940A.htmAntarctica as a Faunal Migration Routeby George Gaylord Simpson (1940) The skull of Cryolophosaurus, the first named Antarctic dinosaur.http://www.geocities.com/stegob/williamhammer.htmlA Duck-Billed Dinosaur... [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 Like Leaellynasaura Named after the discoverers daughter wasn't it?Turtles come to mind immediately as a species that returns to the same place they were born to lay eggs.
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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