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Sep 15, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Some sloth lineages grew more than 220 pounds every million years, one of the fastest body growth rates known in the evolution of mammals.
Sep 10, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Discovery of three new Jurassic Era animals suggests that early mammals, which resembled squirrels, first emerged 208 million years ago. Continue reading →
Sep 8, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Once thought to be pointless and on the evolutionary fast track to disappearance, new research has given the whale pelvis bone a new lease on life.
Sep 4, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
New research finds that nighttime behavior may have evolved 100 million years earlier than mammals did.
Aug 27, 2014 06:40 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Unusual fish that walk and breathe air turn out quite differently when raised on land, rather than in water.
Aug 27, 2014 03:20 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The specimen, approximately 560 million years old, contains fibrous bundles that appear to be muscle tissue, an important evolutionary adaptation.
Aug 5, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Foot bones more than 40 million years old, from Antarctica, reveal a creature standing more than 6 and a half feet tall.
Jul 31, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Study reveals the key factor behind the transformation of theropods into high fliers.
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