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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsAncient human, giant sloth remains found in world's biggest flooded cave. Bones of Ice Age animals, including elephants and bears, found in Sac Actun system in Mexico. Thomson Reuters Posted: Feb 20, 2018 http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/mexico-flooded-cave-1.4543416 https://www.gob.mx/cultura/prensa/dan-a-conocer-hallazgos-en-el-sitio-arqueologico-sumergido-sac-actun Yours, Paul H.
How the ancient Maya brought sharks to the jungle By Annalee Newitz, Ars technica, Dec. 9, 2o016 http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/12/how-the-ancient-maya-brought-sharks-to-the-jungle/ “Inland Maya communities knew an awful lot about sharks without ever visiting the sea.” Giant Megalodon Shark Teeth May Have Inspired Mayan Monster Myths By Tom Metcalfe, Live Science http://www.livescience.com/57202-megalodon-teeth-inspired-mayan-monster-myths.html The paper is: Newman, S. E., 2016, Sharks in the jungle: real and imagined sea monsters of the Maya. Antiquity. vol. 90, no. 354, pp. 1522-1536 https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/antiquity/article/div-classtitlesharks-in-the-jungle-real-and-imagined-sea-monsters-of-the-mayadiv/2060934F3D8F5089C22227213F0CB95A Yours, Paul H.