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Fifteen-Thousand-Foot Fossil Find Flummoxes Fossickers

At 15,000 feet above sea level on the desolate Himalayan-Tibetan Plateau, an international research team has found thick layers of lake sediment filled with plant, fish and animal fossils typical of far lower elevations and warmer, wetter climates. The fossils are relatively young (around 2 million years) leading the researchers to ponder what could have […]

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