Did they walk on their toes like today’s dogs? Did they burrow in the ground or live in trees? What food did they prey on and what animals preyed upon them? How did they relate to extinct doglike species that came before them? And, potentially, is this an entirely new undiscovered species? This new fossil is providing SDNHM scientists with a few more pieces of an incomplete evolutionary puzzle.
We admire the architectural, administrative, and cultural values of the past as we follow the traces of thousands of years of civilizations. We looked at the most magnificent ancient cities in Turkey, which is one of the world’s most culturally and historically rich countries. We’ve compiled a list of 25 ancient cities in Turkey that you must see. Here are some of Turkey’s most valuable historic cities:
An multinational team of experts from the Natural History Museum, UCL (University College London), the University of Florence, and the Swedish Museum of Natural History discovered a unique sort of fossilisation that had previously gone unnoticed.
The ‘ghost’ fossils are imprints of coccolithophores, which are single-celled plankton. Their discovery is altering our understanding of how climate change affects plankton in the oceans.