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Scientists discover new species

A fossil saved from a mule track has revolutionised scientist's understanding of an ancient dolphin-like marine reptile.

The international team of scientists say the discovery will reveal exactly how the species became extinct.

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Fossils reveal ancient species

Scientists in Southampton have revealed that the discovery of a new fossil could help us to better understand an ancient dolphin-like marine reptile.

The Southampton team are part of an international group who say the discovery in Iraq could provide more information about how the ichthyosaurs evolved and became extinct.

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