23 January 2020

At … a 700,000 year old fossil bone indicates a close relative of the little auk, now confined to the North Atlantic, once thrived in the Pacific Ocean


At…. … around 800,000 years ago the giant straight tusked elephant migrated out of Africa, we are told, and became widespread across Europe and Asia. It divided into a number of species specific to locales – such as Japan and central Asia, with even a pygmy variant on Mediterranean islands. See also

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