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Baby Mammoth  The carcass of the world's most well-preserved baby mammoth, named Lyuba, is displayed in Hong Kong on April 10, 2012. Lyuba, whose carcass is 42 thousand years old was found by a reindeer herder

Baby Mammoth Frozen In Time

Baby Mammoth The carcass of the world's most well-preserved baby mammoth, named Lyuba. Lyuba, whose carcass is 42 thousand years old was found by a reindeer herder.

Only one quagga was ever photographed alive and only 23 skins are preserved today.The quagga was the first extinct animal to have its DNA analysed,and this 1984 study launched the field of ancient DNA analysis. It confirmed that the quagga was more closely related to zebras than to horses.

Only one quagga was ever photographed alive and only 23 skins are preserved today.The quagga was the first extinct animal to have its DNA analyzed.

Archaeologists have spent the past year carefully restoring and scanning the preserved bodies of 86 Romans who died when Mount Vesuvius erupted near Pompeii in 79AD

Peering inside Pompeii's victims: Scans reveal unprecedented detail

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ Archaeologists have spent the past year carefully restoring and scanning the preserved bodies of 86 Romans who died when Mount Vesuvius erupted near Pompeii in

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The meganeura is an extinct dragonfly, (wingspan greater than 30 inches).

The oldest footprint ever found, Kenya, one million five hundred thousand years old

The oldest footprint made by an human ancestor (homo erectus) ever found, Kenya, one million five hundred thousand years old!

Rare Insect Fossil Reveals 100 Million Years of Evolutionary Stasis...Researchers have discovered the 100 million-year-old ancestor of a group of large, carnivorous, cricket-like insects that still live today in S Asia, N Indochina and Africa. The new find, in a limestone fossil bed in NE Brazil, corrects the mistaken classification of another fossil of this type and reveals that the genus has undergone very little evolutionary change since the Early Cretaceous Period.

Rare insect fossil reveals 100 million years of evolutionary stasis

Un ataque de hace 100 millones de años | Sociedad | EL PAÍS

Un ataque de hace 100 millones de años

Unique Ancient Spider Attack Preserved in Amber ScienceDaily (Oct. — Researchers have found what they say is the only fossil ever discovered of a spider attack on prey caught in its web -- a 100 million-year-old snapshot of an engagement frozen in time.

A 95-million year old snake (Pachyophis woodwardi) fossil found in marine rocks at Bosnia-Hercegovina. [Michael Caldwell ©, University of Alberta, used with permission]

A year old snake (Pachyophis woodwardi) fossil found in marine rocks at Bosnia-Hercegovina. [Michael Caldwell ©, University of Alberta, used with permission] fossil

Fossil of plants from late Carboniferous era - 298 to 324 million years old. photo: Peter Cristofono.

Plant Fossil - Pennsylvania It is from the Pennsylvanian (Upper Carboniferous) period -- 286 to 325 million years old. By : Peter Cristofono

Fossil: "A crab found in Monte Baldo, Italy, has held his pose atop his small promontory since the Eocene Epoch (50 million years)."

Cast Fossil: "A crab found in Monte Baldo, Italy, has held his pose atop his small promontory since the Eocene Epoch million years).

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