Whale Fossil Sheds Light on Timing, Starting Elevation of East African Plateau’s Uplift

Uplift associated with the East Africa’s Great Rift Valley has puzzled scientists for many years because the timing and starting elevation have been poorly constrained. Now a team of paleontologists from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, the University of Potsdam in Germany, and the National Museums of Kenya, has tapped a fossil from the [...] —> Read More