Quirks & Quarks

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Fossils show ancient parenting, first evidence of cooked vegetables, and why so much poop?

Fossils show ancient parenting, first evidence of cooked vegetables, and why so much poop?

Maddin’s team recently discovered an adult and juvenile fossils of a varanopid synapsid — one of the earliest animals on the mammalian evolutionary lineage — inside a lithified tree stump on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. (Henry Sharpe)

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