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Scientist accidentally discovers 20millionyearold tusked sea cow

Scientist accidentally discovers 20millionyearold tusked sea cow


Researchers conducting fieldwork on the banks of the Panama Canal unearthed the new species of sea

20-million-year-old tusked sea cow is Central America's oldest marine mammal

Researchers packed the shoreline with sandbags as they worked to quickly excavate the sea cow's skeleton from dense rock. Within a week, the Panama Canal ...

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Steller's sea cow

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Fig. 1. Adult dugong (Dugong dugon) (Photo © Doug Perrine/

Scientist accidentally discovers 20-million-year-old tusked sea cow in Panama : Weekly News Roundup, February 21st, 2019

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Drawing of an early 19th century attempt at a mammoth restoration. Note the upside-down tusks. (Image: WikiCommons/Public Domain)

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... only by a decade or so in advance, and only then informally as it took until 2014 for Megachasma applegatei to be formally recognized by science.


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One of the largest land mammals, possibly boasting the largest tusks

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... which are still much darker than adults. It is also quite important to keep in mind that many cetaceans have a surprisingly high intraspecific variation ...

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... capable of language it will persuade those who hunt them to reconsider what they are doing. Maybe Science won't just save our species, but others too!

Steller's sea-cows (© William Rebsamen) Dr Georg Wilhelm Steller was a German physician and naturalist participating during the early 1740s in the last of ...

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Vilikesa Karalo (left), Maleli Veidreyaki and Paula Tukai standing next to the burnt 2 meter sea cow (manatee) which was found dead along the Naselai beach ...

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