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    • A 6,000+ year-old specimen of a spectacled bear from an Andean cave in Peru 

      Stucchi, Marcelo.; Salas-Gismondi, Rodolfo.; Baby, Patrice.; Guyot, Jean-Loup.; Shockey, Bruce J. (Ursus, 2010-10-21)
      We report the discovery of a partial skeleton of the oldest spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus) known to date. It was found at 2,950 m elevation in the Chaquil cave, in the Departamento de Amazonas, north central Peru. ...
    • Amber from western Amazonia reveals Neotropical diversity during the middle Miocene 

      Antoine, Pierre-Olivier.; Franceschi, Dario De.; Flynn, John J.; Nel, André.; Baby, Patrice.; Salas-Gismondi, Rodolfo. (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 2010-10-15)
      Tertiary insects and arachnids have been virtually unknown from the vast western Amazonian basin. We report here the discovery of amber from this region containing a diverse fossil arthropod fauna (13 hexapod families and ...