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47-Million-Year-Old Pregnant Mare Sheds Light on Ancient Horses

From: Live Science By: Laura Geggel When a thirsty pregnant horse drank from a freshwater lake 47 million years ago, she was unaware that poisonous volcanic gases might lead to her sudden demise. Now, the fossilized remains of the mare and her tiny, unborn foal are revealing new insights into reproduction in ancient horses, including Full Article

4 million-year-old fossil horse plugs gap in equine evolution

From: The Hindu Researchers have discovered a new species of fossil horse that lived 4.4 million years ago in Ethiopia, a discovery that fills a gap in the evolutionary ...Full Article

Oldest DNA Ever Decoded Done on 700,000-Year-Old Horse (Video)

It is amazing what biologists are able to do. Under perfect conditions, DNA can remain intact for no more than 6.8 million years. The permafrost where the animal was ...Full Article