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August 23, 2017
New evidence for mammaliaform ear evolution and feeding adaptation in a Jurassic ecosystem

Z. Luo, Q. Meng, D. M. Grossnickle, D. Liu, A. I. Neander, Y. Zhang, Q. Ji.
Nature 548, 326–329. doi:10.1038/nature23483

The fossil of a gliding mammal from the Tiaojishan Formation of China displays many unique features of its ears, teeth and tooth-replacement pattern, illustrating the great diversity of stem mammals living in the Jurassic period.

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