New research on a cave in southwestern France is once again highlighting how advanced Neandertals really were. We already knew Neandertals were able to fashion sophisticated stone tools, use fire, and bury their dead. 898 more words
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They say bad news comes in threes. That may be so, but good news can come in threes, too. Especially if you’re a dinosaur fan. 614 more words
I recently went on a trip to Southerndown for a day of drawing and fossil hunting.
whilst there I found that many of the rocks along the beach were very weak and would easily crumble and break when picked up, I noticed that even the larger rocks that had falled from the cliffs would sort of merge together, fitting nicely as if they were selected and places like a cobbled street. 17 more words
Today is the birthday of Mary Anning, who was born in 1799. She lived in Lyme Regis and collected fossils from the cliffs there. Mary made several significant finds including the first two plesiosaur skeletons and the first pterosaur to be found outside of Germany. 911 more words