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Fossil 'winged serpent' is a new species of ancient snake, Penn doctoral student finds


May 10, 2017

An ancient sink hole in eastern Tennessee holds the clues to an important transitional time in the evolutionary history of snakes. Among the fossilized creatures found there, according to a new paper co-authored by a University of Pennsylvania paleontologist, is a new species of snake that lived 5 million years ago. Full Story

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