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Burrows, not mangrove roots, Egyptian Archaeoceti taphonomy reinterpreted
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsThe below paper is an interesting reinterpretation of the depositional environment of the Birket Qarun Formation of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Wadi Al-Hitan, also known as either Valley of Whales or Zeuglodon Valley, in the Western Desert of Egypt. The paper is: Gee, C.T., Sander, P.M., Peters, S.E., El-Hennawy, M.T., Antar, M.S.M., Zalmout, I.S. and Gingerich, P.D., Fossil burrow assemblage, not mangrove roots: reinterpretation of the main whale-bearing layer in the late Eocene of Wadi Al-Hitan, Egypt. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenv
Attempt to smuggle Egyptian fossils foiled
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsAttempt to smuggle Egyptian fossils foiled By: Egypt Today staff Mon, Jan. 7, 2019 http://www.egypttoday.com/Article/1/63165/Attempt-to-smuggle-Egyptian-fossils-foiled Yours, Paul H.