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Newly discovered Labrador fossils give clues about ancient climate

August 2, 2019 - General

The discovery of fossilized plants in Labrador, Canada, by a team of McGill directed paleontologists provides the first quantitative estimate of the area’s climate during the Cretaceous period, a time when the earth was dominated by dinosaurs.

This fossilized tree leaf, are the first of their kind to have been found in the area
[Credit: Alexandre Demers-Potvin]The specimens were found in the Redmond no.1 mine, in a remote area of…

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