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Maori Wrasse fish

A Maori wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus) protrudes its jaws forward to help the fish catch a meal. This jaw-stretching strategy has become more dramatic and widespread over the last 100 million years.


The giraffe’s journey to long-necked wonder began more than 20 million years ago, a new study finds.

horse fetus fossil

IN FOAL  The oldest known skeleton of a pregnant Eurohippus messelensis mare holds an almost fully grown fetus (circled). The petite mare weighed around 5 kilograms, some 100 times less than horses of today. 

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