Scientists discover two new species of ancient, burrowing mammal ancestors

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page

Paleontologists have discovered two new species of mammal-like, burrowing animals that lived about 120 million years ago in what is now northeastern China. The new species are distantly related but independently evolved traits to support their digging lifestyle. They represent the first ‘scratch-diggers’ discovered in this ecosystem.

Start the conversation, or Read more at ScienceDaily Aww

Leave your comment