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Stone Tools found in Gobi Desert

Stone tools dating as far back as 200,000 years ago have been found in the southern Gobi Desert. "The highly diversified forms of objects found and the varied techniques of working stone prove that certain locations were repeatedly colonized across history," said Professor Józef Szykulski, from the Institute of Archeology at

New species of raptor discovered in Gobi desert

The almost-complete skeleton of a new species of raptor, Linheraptor exquisitus, has been found in the Gobi desert in China. The eight foot long creature is related to Velociraptor, one of the terrifying stars of the movie Jurassic Park. Like its famous cousin, Linheraptor had a large curved toe claw

8-horned Tyrannosaurus cousin discovered

A new dinosaur, an 8-horned cousin of the Tyrannosaurus Rex, has been unearthed in the Gobi Desert. "Instead of [its] big bad boy … relatives, this one is more like a ballerina," said study co-author Stephen Brusatte, a vertebrate paleontologist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. A well-preserved