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临夏巨犀在渐新世晚期的生态复原(陈瑜绘).jpg China Daily: Giant rhino find offers clues to plateau's past

  LANZHOU-Researchers confirmed recently that a previously unknown species of giant rhino lived in the region of today's Qinghai-Tibet Plateau some 26.5 million years ago, providing insight into the evolution of both the large land mammal and the plateau.
  Deng Tao, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Scien...
China Daily:New species of giant rhino discovered in Gansu

  The 26.5-million-year-old giant rhino Paraceratherium linxiaensewas discovered in Gansu province recently. (Provided to
  A 26.5-million-year-old giant rhino was discovered in Gansu province recently.
  A Sino-U.S. collaborative team discovered a complete skull of the animal — Paracerath...
Ecns:3-year-old dinosaur larva fossil unearthed in Yunnan

  Archaeologists work on the site in Lufeng, Yunnan Province. (Photo/China News Service)
  (ECNS) -- A 1.7-meter-long dinosaur larva fossil not belonging to any known genus has been unearthed from the Early Jurassic strata in Lufeng, Yunnan Province, according to Yunan University on Wednesday.
  The dinosaur,...
Ecns: Chinese scientists discover neopterygian fish fossil 244 mln-year ago

  The well-preserved fossil specimen of a new colobodontid, Feroxichthys panzhouensis sp. nov., is presented by Xu Guanghui, a researcher from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, April 7, 2021. (Photo: China News Service/Sun Zifa)
  A Chinese resear...
vvnP-hafqhqh1620589.jpg Xinhua:Rare dinosaur fossils found in east China

  Simulated image shows how dinosaurs incubate. (Photo provided by Yunnan University and the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences)
  A group of rare incubating dinosaur fossils has been unearthed in east China's Jiangxi Province, shedding light on repr...
2.jpg Xinhua:Researchers date when ancient birds, feathered dinosaurs began to molt

  BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- When did ancient birds and feathered dinosaurs start to molt, and how? Researchers from China and Israel have jointly unveiled the mystery.
  According to research published in the journal Current Biology, ancient birds began to molt sequentially at least 70 million years ago so ...
W020200819532475373014.jpg Xinhua:Scientists find evidence of dinosaurs' growth patterns

  BEIJING, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- An international research team has discovered that dinosaurs developed yearly growth lines on their bones throughout their lives, a find that sheds light on growth patterns of the ancient animals.
  Scientists from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IV...
反鸟类与现代鸡的卵巢滤泡对比照片.jpg Xinhua:Chinese scientists find new evidence of birds' reproductive evolution

  BEIJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Chinese scientists confirmed that bird ovaries can be preserved in fossils, providing evidence for the reproductive evolution of birds.
  Like most animals, dinosaurs, which are the ancestor of birds, had two ovaries, while modern birds have only the left ovary. When birds lost the...
Xinhua:Ancient DNA reveals genetic history of East Asians

  BEIJING -- Chinese researchers reported on Friday that an analysis of sequenced ancient genomes revealed a major episode of admixture of ancient humans in East Asia, suggesting that population movement played a profound role in the early genetic history of East Asians.
  Researchers from the Institute of Vert...
face.jpg Xinhua:Diet evolution may have helped birds survive Cretaceous mass extinction

  BEIJING, April 28 (Xinhua) -- Chinese scientists have revealed that the evolution of diet may have helped birds survive the Cretaceous mass extinction of species, according to a study published online in the journal BMC Evolutionary Biology.
  In the Cretaceous mass extinction 65 million years ago, evergreen ...
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