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Hungarian Scientists Discover Remains of First Freshwater 'Mosasaur,' an Ancient Lizard

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December 27, 2012
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Hungarian scientists discover ancient fossils of a new giant lizard species that lived in freshwater. A reconstruction of the 'mosasaur' has gone on display in the Hungarian Natural History Museum as the palaeontologists published their findings. Joel Flynn reports.


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Lucy's Legacy Exhibits in LA

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Discovery of 3,000 Year Old Village Halts Construction in Colombia

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Reuters (Dec. 10, 2013) — Archaeologists recover thousands of ancient remains at a 3,000-year-old site near Bogota that experts believe could reveal new insights into Colombia's pre-Hispanic people. Sharon Reich reports.
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