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Nevada home to 246M-year-old fossil of pregnant ichthyosaur

Autumn was closing in fast on northern Nevada when Martin Sander took one last look around the excavation site in the Augusta Mountains 150 miles (241 kilometers) east of Reno. The longtime paleontologist from Germany had been working summers in Nevada for 20 years by that point and believed in the

  1. Nevada home to 246M-year-old fossil of pregnant ichthyosaur