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Help urged for research chimps on Liberia isle

Aug 25, 2015

Help urged for research chimps on Liberia isle

Eleven chimpanzees rushed out from the bush and descended from trees to the shore, making jubilant sounds to greet the speed boat bringing food. Samantha, the oldest of the group in her mid-40s, along with Mabel, Bullet and others eagerly welcomed their daily delivery ...

Aug 23, 2015

German scientists find rare dinosaur tracks

German scientists have found an unusually long trail of footprints from a 30-ton dinosaur in an abandoned quarry in Lower Saxony, and think they could be around 145 million years old. “It’s very unusual how long the trail is and what great condition it’s ...

Skull-lined Aztec altar discovered in Mexico

Aug 23, 2015

Skull-lined Aztec altar discovered in Mexico

Archaeologists say they have found the main trophy rack of sacrificed human skulls at Mexico City’s Templo Mayor Aztec ruin site. Racks known as “tzompantli” were where the Aztecs displayed the severed heads of sacrifice victims on wooden poles pushed through the sides of ...