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horse science

Foetus found inside 48-million-year-old fossil of ancient horse

This interesting article suggests that the reproductive system of horses has changed little over the course of millions of years. ~ HfH From: 9NEWS A 48-million-year-old fossil of a pregnant horse and foetus is the oldest of its kind known to science and contains unusually well-preserved evidence of tissue from the womb. The fossil was discovered in Germany in ...Full Article

First horses arose 4 million years ago

The oldest full genome sequence, recovered from ancient horse bone, pushes back equine origins by 2 million years. Erika Check Hayden, June 26, 2013, Nature The humble horse has ...Full Article