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Re: [dinosaur-l] 'Tully monster' is a vertebrate




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

Uh-oh. It appears that usc has imposed the urldefense rewrite and redirect on the urls sent through the new DML address. I'll need to add spaces in urls again...


Some additional info:


http: // www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/what-tully-monster-scientists-finally-think-they-know-180958422/?no-ist

http: // www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/03/solving-the-mystery-of-the-tully-monster/473823/


http: // news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/03/160316-tully-monster-vertebrate-fossil-animal-paleontology-science/

http: // www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature16992.html



On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 1:58 PM, Neil Taylor <nf.taylor@ntlworld.com> wrote:
Not dinosaurs, but...

https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__phys.org_news_2016-2D03-2Dmysterious-2Dtully-2Dmonster-2Dvertebrate.html&d=CwIDaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=Ry_mO4IFaUmGof_Yl9MyZgecRCKHn5g4z1CYJgFW9SI&m=mRfGcBsaAJ0BD5KotcpRXKU-9JWqVv7WF-BjyeYfyx4&s=xMg_WvcDPILgHAo8UPPXuStbGxOkhVzE9sHRoQKwhJc&e=
The Tully Monster, an oddly configured sea creature with teeth at the end of a narrow, trunk-like extension of its head and eyes that perch on either side of a long, rigid bar, has finally been identified.

A Yale-led team of paleontologists has determined that the 300-million-year-old animal—which grew to only a foot long—was a vertebrate, with gills and a stiffened rod (or notochord) that supported its body.  It is part of the same lineage as the modern lamprey."I was first intrigued by the mystery of the Tully Monster.
...
More information: The Tully Monster is a vertebrate, Nature, nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/nature16992


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