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  • New Animal's Skull Discovered in Niger
    The face of the Bunostegos' looks like it was made by a kindergartner who went wild with a tub of Play-Doh. Flaps of skin are stretched below its chin, hanging like stalactites. Hard knobs decorate its nose and forehead. As weird looking as the animal is, it was able to live in the harsh deserts of the ancient supercontinent, Pangea.        
    June 25, 2013 - ABC News

  • The Rock Doc: Cave formations another record of climate change - Mon, 22 Jul 2013 PST
    Some of the interesting features of certain caves are stalactites and stalagmites, the columnlike features that hang down from the ceiling and are built up from the floor. Humans have known of their existence since time immemorial, but it’s only in recent years we’ve realized they have a story about climate to tell us. As reported recently in Science Express, researchers led by a team at the ...
    July 22, 2013 - The Spokesman-Review