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Evidence of Placental Mammals – Early Cretaceous Purbeck

Durlstotherium newmani and Durlstodon ensomi Finally got round to reading the paper on the discovery of evidence of Eutherian (placental) mammals in Early Cretaceous deposits on, ironically, "the Jurassic Coast".  The two teeth found during sieving of material collected on the Dorset coast by University of Portsmouth undergraduate student Grant Smith, has led to the erection

Newly-discovered rat-like mammals might be the earliest ancestors of humans

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Palaeontologists have uncovered the remains of some of humanity's oldest ancestors along the fossil-rich Jurassic Coast in the UK. The team found two teeth belonging to rat-like animals that date back 145 million years, meaning they're...Show More Summary

Man’s earliest ancestors discovered in southern England

Fossils of the oldest mammals related to mankind have been discovered on the Jurassic Coast of Dorset. The post Man’s earliest ancestors discovered in southern England appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Man's earliest ancestors discovered in southern England

(University of Portsmouth) Fossils of the oldest mammals related to mankind have been discovered on the Jurassic Coast of Dorset in the UK. The two teeth are from small, rat-like creatures that lived 145 million years ago in the shadow of the dinosaurs. They are the earliest undisputed fossils of mammals belonging to the line that led to human beings.

Man's earliest ancestors discovered in southern England

Fossils of the oldest mammals related to mankind have been discovered on the Jurassic Coast of Dorset.

2,000 tonnes of Jurassic coast cliff falls

The Jurassic Coast in Dorset has been struck by a second cliff fall in just one week after some 2,000 tonnes of rock gave away and fell onto the beach below.

Old Harry Rocks

6 months agoHumor / odd : TYWKIWDBI

"Old Harry Rocks are three chalk formations, including a stack and a stump, located at Handfast Point, on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, southern England. They mark the most easterly point of the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Show More Summary

A fossil hunter’s guide to the southeast Yorkshire coast

The stretch of coast from Speeton to Holderness is often forgotten by tourists and fossil collectors alike; certainly compared with places such as Whitby or destinations along the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. However, the shore […]...

World’s Most Diverse Dinosaur Footprints Preserved in Australia | Video

More than 20 different types of dinosaur tracks are preserved along the coast of western Australia, earning it the name “Australia’s Jurassic Park” … even though the footprints date to the Cretaceous.

Na Pali Coast in Kauai, Hawaii – Amazing Jurassic Park Cliffs

10 months agoTechnology / Internet : Crenk

Na Pali Coast in Kauai, Hawaii – Amazing Jurassic Park Cliffs.  Its amazing to see how everything just falls away to the water.  More

Cliff falls leave fossils on the beach below

Charmouth Beach, Dorset This section of the Jurassic Coast is one of the most active landslip sites in Europe It is fossiling weather – wet and stormy with a strong tide and choppy sea. The cliffs above Charmouth Beach are running with water and the top of Black Venn is masked by fog. Show More Summary

30 Vintage Photos Captured Everyday Life of Bournemouth, England from between the 1940s and '50s

Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast. With Poole to the west and Christchurch in the east, Bournemouth forms the South East Dorset conurbation. The town centre has notable Victorian architecture and the 202-foot (62 m) spire of St Peter's Church. Show More Summary

Fossil Footprints Hint at Decline of Amphibians

The Rise of Reptiles as the World Dried Up Places like the “Jurassic Coast” of Dorset, or the beaches that surround Whitby (North Yorkshire), might be synonymous with fossil hunting, but surprisingly, even some of our great cities can lay claim to be at the centre of palaeontological research.  Take the city of Birmingham (West […]

Cobb Cottage on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast is both a fantastic summer base and ideal for romantic winter breaks

Set in the hugely popular seaside town of Lyme Regis in Dorset, luxurious four-bedroom beach-chic property Cobb Cottage is just moments from the beach and the historic Cobb.

This Modern Treehouse Puts The Glam In Glamping

Paging your inner child! They’re going to want to see this. The Woodsman’s Treehouse is a two-story luxury retreat near England’s Jurassic Coast. And it’s so perfect, it’s like it was conjured out of your childhood fantasies. Designed...Show More Summary

This luxury treehouse with spa deck and slide is everything

Glamping at its best Glamping meets the crafty treehouse in this luxury forest retreat near England’s Jurassic Coast. Propped on stilts and built around a sinewy mature oak tree, the two-story structure features a delightfully mish-mash...Show More Summary

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