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Ancient Soil Nodules

Caption: Jurassic soil nodules from 150 million years ago, such as these from Portugal, shed light on ancient ecosystems and the relationship between climate, vegetation and animal diversity. Paleontologist Scott Myers explains the research in a video at: http://bit.ly/UROD8e.

Credit: Image: Timothy S. Myers

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