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News about Bone Fossils
CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) – Crews who were working on an underground utilities extension project in southwest Florida uncovered a bone fragment that could 2.6 million years old.
YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) – A bone fragment recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck is not from infamous pirate Samuel “Black Sam” Bellamy after all.
DENVER (AP) – A lawsuit in Denver’s U.S. District Court names a “fossilized Tyrannosaurus bataar skull” as the defendant. The legal maneuver essentially repatriates the skull, 67 million years after the dinosaur’s demise, as if it were a living, breathing Mongolian citizen. The giant oval skull with long razor teeth will soon join a worldwide […]
VATICAN CITY (AP) – The Vatican publicly unveiled a handful of bone fragments purportedly belonging to St. Peter on Sunday, reviving the scientific debate and tantalizing mystery over whether the relics found in a shoe box truly belong to the first pope. The nine pieces of bone sat nestled like rings in a jewel box […]