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NEWS:Mini-mouse opens a fossil frontier
Mini-mouse opens a fossil frontier
Coin-sized animal may have set stage for brainy mammals
WASHINGTON, May 24 ? A mouselike animal that
lived 195 million years ago had a body so tiny that
it could have curled up on a half dollar. But
researchers say the wee mammal may have been
the ancestor of us all. A fossil of the animal?s skull
was found in China and scientists have identified
it as a previously unknown species that had a
proportionately bigger brain and more complex
skull structure than other mammals of the era.
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