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Re: [dinosaur] Main goals in future dinosaur paleontology
On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 03:03:23PM +0000, Yazbeck, Thomas Michael wrote:
> Well as you're probably aware, some good squamate discoveries have been made
> in Israel/Palestine, inclusive (off the top of my head, at least 2
> transitional stem-snakes with not-quite-vestigial limbs). But in general the
> Lebanese sites are much, much better, and are more well-studied because of
> their status as lagerstaetten. There is also amber there which is
> comparatively old in terms of inclusion-bearing amber, and is very relevant
> to insect evolution (older than the Burmese amber). I believe amber can be
> found in some neighboring countries as well.
Now that you mention it, I'm wondering if there is any oppurtunities to
study this material in Israel.