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Norwegian scientists sent to Mars robot snake

robot snakeAnalysis of the age of the remains prognathous 72 million years old, found in 2008 in Jordan, resulted in the discovery of the tail along the imprints of soft tissue resembling fins. The researchers conclude that this group of marine predators had a powerful tails like those who now have the white shark, not acne or sea snakes. Mosasaurs lived in the seas and fresh water near the end of the era of the dinosaurs 98-66 million years ago . Although these reptiles are well represented in the fossil record, no one thought it would be possible to find traces of the soft tissues of the tail, said study co-author Michael Poltsyn from Southern Methodist University (USA). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 22, 2013 in Historical, Science

 

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