Fossils shed light on origins of mammals

World / Science & Health Oct 18, 2014

Fossils shed light on origins of mammals

by Will Dunham

It may not have been the friendliest place for furry little creatures, but three newly identified squirrel-like mammals thrived in the trees of the Jurassic Period, with dinosaurs walking below and flying reptiles soaring above. Scientists recently announced the discovery in China of fossils belonging ...