Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time

23-million-year-old lizard fossil found in Mexico

Washington , Tue, 09 Jul 2013 ANI

Washington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists have found a 23-million-year-old whole fossil of a lizard in Mexico.

The fossil, which was discovered several months ago in the Simojovel amber deposits of the northern part of the southeastern state of Chiapas, has soft tissues of the new species of the genus Anolis that were preserved in amber.

Francisco Riquelme of the National Autonomous University of Mexico's Physics Institute told Efe that the find is a complete and articulated animal that also preserves remains of soft tissue and skin, Fox news reported.

The trapezoid-shaped specimen measures at about 1.8 inches by .5 inches and has been put on display at the Amber Museum in San Cristobal de las Casas. (ANI)


Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh calls on the PM Modi
PM Modi meeting the President of India
PM Modi and the German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel in a family photo
PM Modi in a group photograph at the Robert Bosch Engineering
PM Modi and the German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image




Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.