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


June 1, 2009

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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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