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Mammal-like Triassic creatures defeated polar winters by sleeping

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The branches of a well-built plant-eating mammal that inhabited Antarctica 250 million years ago provide the oldest known evidence that animals deployed in winter-like states to survive lean periods such as polar winters. The interpretation of an artist shows the mammalian relative Lystrosaurus during the Triassic period …

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Trove of 1,000-year-old gold coins discovered in Israel

A gold coin hoard, which to this day has been said by the Israel Antiquities Authority against the Abbasid dynasty, is being seen after its discovery at an archeological site in Central Israel on August 18, 2020. Image taken August 18, 2020. Heidi Levine / Pool via REUTERS CENTRAL ISRAEL …

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