8 million year old Hyena skull found in Turkey
|Paleontologists in Çankırı have found the fossils of around 20 species. The latest of these|
discoveries is a millions of years old skull of a hyena [Credit: AA]
Paleontologists at the site have so far found the fossils of around 20 species, including elephants, horses, rhinoceros, pigs, giraffes, deer, sheep, monkeys and others.
Erol said they had removed more than 100 fossils in this year’s excavations. “Actually we did not plan to find that many fossils this year. But we had to collect the remains of many fossils in the area. Fortunately, we found many original things this year.”
Source: Hurriyet Daily News [September 05, 2013]