Long-forgotten fossils are of 165-million-year-old crocodile

01/30/2013 | LiveScience.com

Remains found in a drawer in the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery in Glasgow, Scotland, turned out to be of a giant dolphin-like crocodilian from 165 million years ago. The fossils were originally discovered between 1907 and 1909, but sat forgotten in a drawer for nearly 100 years. "This new species fills an evolutionary gap in the metriorhynchid fossil record," said researcher Mark Young, co-author of the study published in the Journal of Systematic Palaeontology.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Business Development Analyst
Insight Education Group
Los Angeles, CA
Marketing Manager
Insight Education Group
Washington, DC or Los Angeles, CA
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Account Executive
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Professional Development (PD) Staff Trainer
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations