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Paleontologists discover a new type of 'bear dog,' a large predator from the Pyrenees

Paleontologists discover a new type of ‘bear dog,’ a large predator from the Pyrenees

Credit: Denny Navarra A fossilized lower jaw has led an international team of paleontologists, headed by Bastien Mennecart from the Natural History Museum Basel, to discover a new species of predator that once lived in Europe. These large predators belong to a group of carnivores colloquially known as “bear dogs.” They could weigh around 320 …

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Severe Hepatitis Spike in Children 'Linked' to Dogs, But Here Are The Facts

Severe Hepatitis Spike in Children ‘Linked’ to Dogs, But Here Are The Facts

The recent spike in cases of sudden, severe hepatitis in children around the world has been widely reported. Recently, several news outlets have highlighted a possible link between cases and contacts with pet dogs.   However, the data suggesting this link is extremely weak – in fact, probably a lot weaker than most of the …

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