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Middle school boy discovers new species of human ancestor!

Okay, it’s not new–the fossil is estimated to be nearly 2 million years old, but 11-year-old Matthew Berger found it just two years ago. From the New York Times: Matthew held the ancient remains of a 4-foot-2 boy who had … Continue reading

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New lizard species identified!

It’s called a Northern Sierra Madre Forest Monitor Lizard From the Reuters news service: “A dragon-sized, fruit-eating lizard that lives in the trees on the northern Philippines island of Luzon has been confirmed as a new species, scientists reported on … Continue reading

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