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The secrets of Russia’s Sea of Okhotsk – nearly 500 species discovered 

… similarity between species of deep-water fauna in the southeastern part of the Kuril Basin and that of the adjacent Pacific Ocean. “This is Amazing because Pacific Ocean fauna is ancient, evolving in the course of millions of years,” explained Malyutina. “The Far Eastern deep-water basins are relatively young and have a complex geological history, with periods of glaciation and complete isolation.” Research was made at a depth of 3,500-6,000 meters, where there is no …

Frodo’s basement: Secret chamber found where hobbit humans lived 

… bones, along with stone tools that are few centuries or millennia old, probably left there by modern humans. But deeper, older layers in the chamber could contain H. floresiensis remains, they say. “Who knows what Amazing ancient bones could be buried there?” says Gagan. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Frodo’s basement: Secret chamber found where hobbit humans lived | New Scientist …

Iguana Relative Shows How Lizards Spread Worldwide

… partial lower jaw of a new species of acrodontan, shows that they lived in the New World much earlier than thought. The fossil suggests that acrodontans managed to distribute themselves worldwide before the ancient supercontinent Pangaea broke up about 200 million years ago, the researchers said. [Image Gallery: 25 Amazing Ancient Beasts] To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Iguana Relative Shows How Lizards Spread Worldwide …

Antarctic region far richer in plants and animals, not just icy wasteland: research – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

… they found more than 8,000 species in the region’s marine environment. “So, that’s considerably more than anybody thought,” he said. “It’s right up there with non-reef tropical habitats and temperate habitats, so it’s an enormously rich ocean. “The really Amazing diversity lies in the microbial world and there, for example in freshwater systems in Antarctica, it actually has the highest diversity of [viruses living freely] anywhere ever …