90-Million-Year-Old Fossil Provides Clues about How Snakes Evolved

A new analysis of the Cretaceous fossil Dinilysia patagonica is helping paleontologists solve an old scientific puzzle – how ancient snakes lost their limbs. The new findings, described in the journal Science Advances, show snakes did not lose their limbs in order to live in the sea, as was previously suggested. “How snakes lost their [...] —> Read More