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54 Million Years Old Primate Bones in Gujarat Reiterate Mysterious, Isolated Gondwanaland Puzzle

A cache of ancient bones, exquisitely preserved, were found in a left-over coal mine in Gujarat, which appear to be the most primitive primate bones yet discovered, according to an analysis led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins University and Des Moines University. More than that, the Gujarat primates date back to a time when what is now India was ...

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100 rhinos killed by poachers in Kenya over last 3 years

Kenya lost over 100 rhinos to poachers in the last three years, raising fears that the country’s total number of 1,000 rhinos could be wiped out, a government official said Wednesday. Environment Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu said illegal wildlife trade presented a serious threat to the survival and conservation of many endangered species. Wakhungu said that effective prosecution was hampered ...

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54 Million Years Old Fossils Found, Solve Age-Old Riddles, Establish India was Once Isolated Gondwana Island

Some newly discovered fossils of the horse, the rhino and the tapir led researchers to solve age-old riddles concerning the common ancestor for the these animals. More than that the fossils reiterate the contention that India, ancient Gondwana island, was once separated from the mainland. The animals group likely to have originated on the subcontinent when it was still an ...

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