African hominid fed on unique hard diet

July 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 1 (IANS) The two-million-year-old African hominid had a diet unlike all other known human ancestors, according to German researchers. Hominid is a primate of a family (Hominidae) that ... Read more...

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“Nutcracker Man” dined on grasses, not nuts one million years ago!

May 3rd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): According to a new study, Paranthropus boisei, an ancient human relative that was nicknamed "Nutcracker Man" because of its powerful jaws and large, flat teeth ate grass and ... Read more...

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Climate change makes food hunting difficult for animals in seasonal environments

May 22nd, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new research has determined that plant-eating animals in highly seasonal environments, such as the Arctic, are struggling to locate nutritious food as a result of climate ... Read more...

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Increased caribou mortality in Greenland attributed to global warming

May 2nd, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new study by biologists has attributed the decline of Caribou calves in West Greenland to global warming.The study was conducted by Eric Post, a Penn State ... Read more...

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