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Earliest Efficient Chewing Herbivore Ever Found Spurred Animal Life On Land

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June 11, 2001
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The advent of chewing by a group of herbivores 260 million years ago may have signaled one of the first great bursts of vertebrate life on land, say paleontologists from University of Toronto and Duke University.

June 6, 2001 -- The advent of chewing by a group of herbivores 260 million years ago may have signaled one of the first great bursts of vertebrate life on land, say paleontologists from University of Toronto and Duke University.


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