Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Submission + - Prehistoric Rhino Skull Found Preserved in Volcanic Rock

An anonymous reader writes: Researchers have found the fossilized skull of a rhinoceros that died in a volcanic eruption some 9.2 million years ago. A team of researchers led by Pierre-Olivier Antoine from the University of Montpellier, France, examined the fossils of a large two-horned rhino preserved in volcanic rock in Turkey. The rhino, scientifically known as Ceratotherium neumayri, belonged to the late Miocene period and was commonly found in the Eastern Mediterranean region.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Prehistoric Rhino Skull Found Preserved in Volcanic Rock

Comments Filter:

People are always available for work in the past tense.

Working...