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CU-Boulder Study Shows 53-million-year-old High Arctic Mammals Wintered in Darkness


June 1, 2009

polar graphic Ancestors of tapirs and ancient cousins of rhinos living above the Arctic Circle 53 million years ago endured six months of darkness each year in a far milder climate than today that featured lush, swampy forests, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder. Full Story

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