Gondwana fossil found in Eastern Cape

2013-08-29 23:12

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Cape Town - The earliest evidence of land animals on the ancient southern supercontinent of Gondwana has been found in the Eastern Cape.

The small, predatory creatures, which would have snacked on the world's first primitive insects and millipedes, were almost the length of a modern-day pencil.

At the time these existed, the area was on the edge of a high latitude coastal lagoon.

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