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Earliest flying mammal discovered

Posted on Thursday, 14 December, 2006 | Comment icon 2 comments | News tip by: Waspie Dwarf


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"Mammals took to the skies at least 70 million years earlier than previously thought, scientists say."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Mister E. on 14 December, 2006, 17:17
Wheeee, new species! It just goes to show how efficient that gliding method is. Creatures like flying squirrels and sugargliders are still using it 125,000,000 years later.
Comment icon #2 Posted by snuffypuffer on 14 December, 2006, 20:14
Yay squirrels!


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