Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Worldwide collaboration discovers, elucidates ancient species found in Peru
The discovery process started with the eagle eye of a young fossil hunter in the Peruvian desert, continued with the meticulous work of fossil experts from Texas, Peru and North Carolina in a Lima laboratory and incorporated techniques recently developed in Connecticut and Ohio.
The result was the identification of a new species of giant penguin from 36 million years
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