No place in the world, contains the same number and diversity of fossils of the Jurassic period.
A team of paleontologists led by Dr. Juan Garcia Massini announced the opening of the largest Park of Jurassic period fossils in Patagonia in southern Argentina. The place of burial of the fossils, which were uncovered by recent erosion, it was discovered four years ago and until now was kept secret.
Dr Massini, a geologist from regional research centre reported that this plot is in the area of the massif the Deseado in the province of Santa Cruz in Patagonia.
“This is a unique discovery. Found bones and fossils of flora, micro – and macro-organisms. In addition, the organisms were buried very quickly by mud and fine earth, says Massini. – You can even see how the fungi, cyanobacteria, and worms were moved when they were still alive”.
Excavations are carried out on an area of about 60 thousand square kilometers, and the Massini amazed at how well preserved this area, which is 140 million years old. Continue reading
Find archaeologists disproved the theory that the first people came to America 12 thousand years ago
Brazil was discovered a cave with cave paintings, giving grounds to believe that the first people in America came to 18 thousand years earlier than believed by many archaeologists.
The new exhibition in Brazil were presented artifacts confirming the existence of the continent’s people for another 30 thousand years ago, whereas it is considered that the first people arrived to America from Asia 12 thousand years ago.
100 exhibits, including rock carvings and pottery, depict animals, ceremonies, hunting and even scenes from the sexual lives of this ancient group of first Americans.
The artifacts were discovered in the National Park Sera Da Capivara is located in the northeastern Brazilian state of piauí, on the border of the river Amazon and the Atlantic forest. From 1970-the year of the Franco-Brazilian archaeologist Niede the Guidon has headed a large-scale excavations in piauí, according to British tabloid mail Online in the latest issue. Continue reading
Anthropogeny — the process of origin and evolution of man.
Driving forces of anthropogenesis.
1)anthropoid ancestors pax; 2)most ancient and ancient ancestors pax; 3)people present, morphologic building.
• individual selection aiming to morphophysiological traits is bipedalism, the structure of the brush, the development of the brain; • group selection, aimed at the social organization; • bio-social selection, the result of the combined action of the first two forms of selection. Acted at the level of individual, family, tribe.
The main driving force of anthropogenesis was the work in which you create your tools. The main factor is labour-was specific to the evolution of the pax. Particularly important was the emergence of a straight gait. Biologically bipedalism brought the man a lot of complications. But due to bipedal locomotion freed the hands for tools. At the beginning of the process of formation of the person his hand was underdeveloped. It took a long time for our ancestors moved from the use of the OCD subjects. nature. environment as weapons in their manufacture. Continue reading