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A small badger-like mammal and a juvenile bipedal dinosaur were locked in a battle to the death 125 million years ago when they were both killed and perfectly preserved by a volcanic mudflow.
As tectonic plates clash and pull apart, sea levels change. This process has shaped marine biodiversity over time, a new study suggests.
With huge teeth and large eyes, Crassigyrinus scoticus was specially adapted to hunt in the coal swamps of Scotland and North America.
The wide-set eyes and exaggeratingly long teeth likely helped Thylacosmilus atrox become a successful hunter.
The fossilized remains of an ichthyosaur dating back to shortly after the Permian mass extinction suggest that the ancient sea monsters emerged before the catastrophic event.
Famous 'jellyfish' fossil from 300 million years ago was upside-down the whole time. It's actually another animal entirely.
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