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The skull comes from an extinct animal, Crocodylus checchiai.

Next, the scientists combined eggshell data with what’s known about the family trees of extinct and living egg-laying animals.

New analyses of a roughly 7-million-year old skull from the extinct Crocodylus checchiai suggest that crocodiles journeyed from Africa to the Americas millions of years ago, researchers report July 23 in Scientific Reports.

Combining this and other eggshell data with the evolutionary relationships of extinct and living egg-laying animals, the researchers calculated the most likely scenario for dinosaur egg evolution.

It is not even guaranteed to produce more species, since evolution can occur in a single lineage and this can go extinct at any time.

In origins, as in Washington politics, moderates are slowly going extinct.

So while the divas are fewer in number in 2014, they are far from extinct.

His decision reflected a quality—largely extinct in show business now—called integrity.

Yabuki also notes that as tigers go extinct throughout the world, China sees raising them as a good business opportunity.

Wild tigers are rare in China, with some varieties now believed to be extinct.

What course was taken to supply that assembly when any noble family became extinct?

Her hope persisted until half-past nine: it then began to fade, and, at ten o'clock, was extinct.

The senior branch of the family being thus extinct the whole of the entailed estate had devolved on me.

The forests there are wonderful, and it is there, if anywhere, that the almost extinct Indian lion is still to be found.

The great auk is but a memory; the bittern booms more rarely in our eastern marshes; and now they tell me Brigadiers are extinct.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to extinct, such as: abolished, archaic, asleep, bygone, cold, and dead and gone.

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