A blog for the United States branch of the global Centre for Fortean Zoology
At the beginning of the 21st Century monsters still roam the remote, and sometimes not so remote, corners of our planet. It is our job to search for them. The Centre for Fortean Zoology [CFZ] is - we believe - the largest professional, scientific and full-time organisation in the world dedicated to cryptozoology - the study of unknown animals. Since 1992 the CFZ has carried out an unparalleled programme of research and investigation all over the world. Since 2009 we have been running the increasingly popular CFZ Blog Network, and although there has been an American branch of the CFZ for over ten years now, it is only now that it has a dedicated blog.
Tuesday, 24 March 2015
ANIMALS PLACED IN EVOLUTIONARY TREE
Two animals for whom scientists had failed to find a niche in the evolutionary tree, both of whose fossils had been collected by Darwin, have been found a place in that dendrous structure. Darwin had described the Macrauchenia and the Toxodon as the strangest animals whose fossils he had found.