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Titanosaur footprints discovered on the roof of a French cave

Scientists discovered footprints made by some of the largest creatures ever to walk the Earth.

Credit: Jean-David Moreau et al./J. Vertebr. Paleontol.
  • Paleontologists published a paper on the discovery of dinosaur footprints on the roof of a French cave.
  • The prints are deep underground and were made during the Middle Jurassic period.
  • The footprints belonged to titanosaurs, the largest land animals ever.
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The platypus is headed for extinction, warn Australian scientists

Australia's beloved and bizarre egg-laying mammal could start vanishing in coming years if current trends continue.

  • Platypuses are nocturnal, semiaquatic animals that are endemic to Australia and Tasmania.
  • A new study suggests that the species could lose half its population over the next 50 years, due mainly to drought, human development and climate change.
  • In 2019, the United Nations reported that some 1 million species of plants and animals are at risk of extinction.
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Resurrecting Extinct Species Could Kill Off Endangered Species, Study Finds

How can we stop extinction? One solution scientists have been developing for decades is de-extinction — the process of resurrecting extinct species through genetic engineering.

 

Three-dimensional render of a woolly mammoth. (Credit: Shutterstock)

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Canine Pups Befriend Cheetah Cubs to Save the Species

One day, we might be able to say that the dog saved the cheetah from extinction.

 

Winspear the cheetah and Amani the black Labrador at their first birthday party. Their birthday treat was a chicken-flavored giant popsicle. [Photo: NBC 5 News]

Kittens and puppies growing up together isn’t that strange, but most people don’t imagine this with baby cheetahs in the mix.

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Prehistoric Woolly Mammoths About to Be Resurrected, Claim Harvard Scientists

Harvard scientists say they are two years away from creating a hybrid embryo with mammoth traits.

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