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Scientists discover 260 million-year-old Antarctica forest that existed long before dinosaurs

Scientists discover 260 million-year-old Antarctica forest that existed long before dinosaurs Scientists have discovered prehistoric fossils in Antarctica that reveal that the frozen continent once had tree-filled forests. It is estimated that the trees grew around 260 million years ago – long before dinosaurs existed. The discovery was made by geologists Erik Gulbranson and John Isbell of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) while scaling the frozen peaks of the McIntyre Promontory […]