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An Exceptionally Preserved Fossil Fish from the Silurian of China Illuminates Jaw Evolution
  Osteichthyans (bony fishes and tetrapods) have the maxillary, premaxillary, and dentary bones, all with facial laminae, whereas placoderms (jawed stem gnathostomes) have supposedly non-homologous gnathal plates that lack facial laminae. The discovery of Entelognathus from the Late Silurian (Ludlow) Xiaoxiang vertebrate fauna of Yu...
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A weird combination of Deinotherium and Platybelodon- Elephantiformes without ivories, which were discovered by IVPP A weird combination of Deinotherium and Platybe...

  In the main Proboscidean taxon of Elephantiformes, a huge pair of developed top incisors (ivories) has become a distinctive feature of this taxon. The structure is usually made as a tool for individual foraging and a weapon for males to compe...
New Old World Vulture Found from the Late Miocene of China New Old World Vulture Found from the Late Mioce...

  Neogene fossils of Old World vultures (Aegypiinae and Gypaetinae) are known from Africa, Eurasia, and North America. The evolution of Old World Vultures is closely tied to the expansion of grasslands and open woodlands and appearance of large...
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Nature:Teeth from China Reveal an Early Human Trek out of Africa Nature:Teeth from China Reveal an Early Human T...
"Stunning" find shows that Homo sapiens reached Asia around 100,000 years ago
  By Ewen Callaway, Nature magazine
  These 47 human teeth, dated to 80,000-120,000 years ago, were found in a limestone cave system in Daoxian, China. Credit: S. Xi...
Nature: How China is rewriting the book on human origins Nature: How China is rewriting the book on huma...

  Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relatives.
  12 July 2016
  The reconstructed skull of Peking Man, the fossil that launched discussions of human origins...
Extinct Tibetan Fox: <EM>Vulpes qiuzhudingi</EM>   Sexually Dimorphic <EM>Hamipterus tianshanensis</EM> and Their Tridimensionally Preserved Eggs   Oldest Ionoscopiform Fish:<EM>Robustichthys luopingensis</EM>   Nearest Ancestor of Living Bears: <EM>Ursavus tedfordi</EM>   The scanilepiform ray-finned fish <EM>Fukangichthys longidorsalis</EM>   New Specimens of <EM>Yanornis</EM> Indicate a Digestive System of Living Birds   Bizarre Bovid Species Found from the Late Miocene of Linxia Basin, China   Large Anseriform Fossils Found From the Late Eocene of Xinjiang, China   New Enantiornithine Bird with Scansorial Adaptations   Oldest Ionoscopiform Fish Found from the Middle Triassic of South China  
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