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A 48-million-year-old fossil of a pregnant horse and fetus is the oldest of its kind known to science and contains unusually well-preserved evidence of tissue from the womb, researchers said Wednesday.

A horse predecessor, whose exceptionally well-preserved remains were discovered in Germany, still has its foetus and some soft tissues intact, researchers confirm.

Largest Turtle Shell ever found

Fossil of the largest freshwater prehistoric turtle, Carbonemys cofrinii, a 60 billion year old, South American side-necked turtle.

a reconstructed skeleton of the abelisaurid Majungasaurus crenatissimus from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar, with the bizarre forelimb and shoulder girdle highlighted.

One of the world's most fearsome predators--Majungasaurus crenatissimus--had adorably tiny arms ("part Popeye and part Barbie").

Crani_d'Al·losaure_(Allosaurus_fragilis)_al_Museu_de_Ciències_Naturals_de_València.JPG (3664×2748) - Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Carnosauria, Allosauridae, Allosaurinae. Auteur : Joanbanjo, 2011.

Crani_d'Al·losaure_(Allosaurus_fragilis)_al_Museu_de_Ciències_Naturals_de_València.JPG (3664×2748) - Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Carnosauria, Allosauridae, Allosaurinae. Auteur : Joanbanjo, 2011.

Fuxianhuia protensa  Phylum Arthropoda  Geologic Time: Early Cambrian (~525 million years ago)  Size: (25.4mm=1 inch): 28 mm long on a 70 mm by 55 mm matrix  Fossil Site: Chengjiang, Maotianshan Hill, Yuxi, Chengjiang County, Qiongzhusi Section, Yu'anshan Member, Heilinpu Formation, Yunnan Province, China

Fuxianhuia protensa Phylum Arthropoda Geologic Time: Early Cambrian (~525 million years ago) Size: (25.4mm=1 inch): 28 mm long on a 70 mm by 55 mm matrix Fossil Site: Chengjiang, Maotianshan Hill, Yuxi, Chengjiang County, Qiongzhusi Section, Yu'anshan Member, Heilinpu Formation, Yunnan Province, China

1280px-Tarbosaurus_Bataar_side.JPG (1280×960) - Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris. Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Tyrannosauridae. Auteur : LadyofHats, 2006.

1280px-Tarbosaurus_Bataar_side.JPG (1280×960) - Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris. Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Tyrannosauridae. Auteur : LadyofHats, 2006.

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