Saturday, December 14, 2013

4.4 million year old fossil of a horse found in Ethiopia

 
The 4.4 million year old fossil of a newfound horse species fills a missing piece of the evolutionary history of horses in the fossil record, according to the researchers who discovered the specimen at a site in Ethiopia. Renowned Ethiopian geologist Giday WoldeGabrie, whom the newfound horse is named after, is pictured. (Photo : Los Alamos National Laboratory )
Renowned Ethiopian geologist Giday WoldeGabriel http://www.tigraionline.com

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