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46,000 Year Old Bird Found β€˜Frozen In Time’ In Siberia

A bird discovered in northeastern Siberia died during the last Ice Age and is providing a crucial glimpse into evolution and the effects of climate change

by GrrlScientist for Forbes | @GrrlScientist

NOTE: This piece was a Forbes Editor’s pick.

The horned lark (Eremophila alpestris), also known as the shore lark in Europe, is a small songbird that breeds across the northern hemisphere. It has 42 formally recognized subspecies that are divided into in six different clades, each of which could warrant reclassification into distinct species clusters. (Credit: Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren / CC BY 2.0)

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