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The most ancient bird-pollinator

 bird pollinatorGerman paleontologists have discovered the oldest known science bird pollinator. Article authors published in the journal Biology Letters.

We found a small bird about ten centimeters and elongated beak, allowing pollen extract. By the size of the bird is similar to a hummingbird, but is not her relative.

Pumiliornis tessellatus fossils scientists have found on excavations in southern Germany. Bird remains well preserved, and pollen, paleontologists have discovered in the stomach and close to the rear left limb of the animal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Historical


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