Four new species were introduced to the scientific world at the Çorakyerler Vertebrate Fossil Locality

In the Çorakyerler Vertebrate Fossil Site, also known as Turkey’s “Jurassic Park”, approximately 9 million years old fossils belonging to 4 species have been brought to the scientific world. The Çorakyerler Vertebrate Fossil Locality is situated on the Yapraklı road in Çankırı Province, approximately 4-5 km away from the city center, within the Fatih neighborhood….

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At the Çorakyerler excavations, 100 fossils dating back 8.5 million years were uncovered

In the “Çorakyerler Vertebrate Fossil Locality” in Çankırı, approximately 8.5 million-year-old 100 fossils belonging to vertebrate animals were discovered during excavation works. The excavations at the Çorakyerler Vertebrate Fossil Locality are being conducted under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Ayla Sevim Erol, the head of the Department of Anthropology at Ankara University, Faculty of Languages,…

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