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mammoth tusk fossil

MAMMOTH FIND  Genomic analyses of 98 well-preserved mammoth fossils, such as this tusk on Wrangel Island in the East Siberian Sea, revealed that a majority belonged to males.

Matheronodon provincialis

ALL TEETH  While researchers have only the dinosaur’s upper jaw bone and some teeth, this reconstruction takes a stab at a portrait of Matheronodon provincialis, a new species.

Tyrannosaurus rex

ARMED AND DANGEROUS  Tyrannosaurus rex may have used its small arms for slashing prey.

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