The fossil haul includes remains from an ancestor of the sabre-toothed tiger, large ground sloths, deer, horses, camels and numerous small rodents.It will also give us a window into mammal development in the North American continent. Neat.
Plant matter found at the site in the arid San Timoteo Canyon, 85 miles (137km) south-east of Los Angeles, showed it was once much greener.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Huge Fossil Find in California
BBC America is reporting on a find in California that will be a boon for researchers in the area. According to the story: