KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) – The southernmost private island in the United States, owned since the 1970s by the late Key West philanthropist and visionary David Wolkowsky, will be preserved as part of the Key West National Wildlife Refuge under an agreement struck after decades of negotiations.
DALLAS (AP) – About 120 million years ago, flocks of small dinosaurs bounded from plant to plant in an open floodplain southwest of what is now Fort Worth. They stood on two legs as they foraged for leaves and shoots. The smallest hatchlings were about the length of your hand, while the largest measured 9 feet from head to tail.
NEW YORK (AP) – The American Museum of Natural History announced big plans Wednesday for its 150th anniversary, including exhibits, an anniversary website and a new space show in the planetarium.
MOSCOW (AP) – Russian scientists have found the carcass of an ancient foal perfectly preserved in the Siberian permafrost.
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.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A collection of four rare star rubies found in North Carolina has made it to a New York auction house, and it’s expected they could be worth more than $90 million.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – The University of Michigan now owns what’s believed to be the only lifelike reconstruction of a human relative that roamed southern Africa 2 million years ago.
NEW YORK — Meteorite prices skyrocketed at Christie’s February 14 online sale titled “Deep Impact: Martian, Lunar and Other Rare Meteorites.” Of the 44 lots available, 82% of the lots sold and more than a dozen sold for more than their high estimate.