Researchers were Shocked to Find This

Posted by on Friday, May 6, 2016

A team of 12 scientists from the United States, Australia, and South Africa went on a fossil hunting mission to James Ross Island, on the Antarctic Peninsula.

The scientists unearthed fossils that are 71 million years old.
 
Over the course of five weeks the team set up a camp on Vega island. Vega Island is a small island to the northwest of James Ross Island.

To arrive at their destination the scientists flew to South America then a boat ride through the Drake Passage.
The scientists recovered fossils from ancient marine creatures, dinosaurs and birds that lived during the late Cretaceous Period.



The Team

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