Categories
travel

Rat-squirrel back after 11-million-year absence

“A squirrel-like rodent discovered in Laos is the sole survivor of a group that otherwise died out 11 million years ago, according to fossil data.The animal made headlines in 2005 when it was hailed as the only new family of living mammals to be found in 30 years.”

Link: http://news.bbc.co.uk