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Fossil of ‘our earliest ancestors’ present in Dorset

Picture copyright Mark Witton Picture caption The mammals ventured out at evening to hunt bugs Fossils of the oldest-known ancestors of most dwelling mammals, together with human beings, have been unearthed in southern England. Tooth belonging to the extinct shrew-like creatures, which scampered on the toes of dinosaurs, had been found in cliffs on the Dorset coast. Scientists who recognized the specimens say they’re the earliest undisputed fossils of mammals

Fossil of ‘our earliest ancestors’ present in Dorset

Picture copyright Mark Witton Picture caption The mammals ventured out at night time to hunt bugs Fossils of the oldest-known ancestors of most residing mammals, together with human beings, have been unearthed in southern England. Tooth belonging to the extinct shrew-like creatures, which scampered on the ft of dinosaurs, have been found in cliffs on the Dorset coast. Scientists who recognized the specimens say they’re the earliest undisputed fossils of

Fossil of ‘our earliest ancestors’ present in Dorset

Picture copyright Mark Witton Picture caption The mammals ventured out at evening to hunt bugs Fossils of the oldest-known ancestors of most dwelling mammals, together with human beings, have been unearthed in southern England. Enamel belonging to the extinct shrew-like creatures, which scampered on the toes of dinosaurs, have been found in cliffs on the Dorset coast. Scientists who recognized the specimens say they’re the earliest undisputed fossils of mammals

Fossil of ‘our earliest ancestors’ present in Dorset

Picture copyright Mark Witton Picture caption The mammals ventured out at night time to hunt bugs Fossils of the oldest-known ancestors of most dwelling mammals, together with human beings, have been unearthed in southern England. Tooth belonging to the extinct shrew-like creatures, which scampered on the ft of dinosaurs, have been found in cliffs on the Dorset coast. Scientists who recognized the specimens say they’re the earliest undisputed fossils of