from The Century Dictionary.
- Of or pertaining to neontology, or the zoology of existing animals: opposed to paleontological.
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- adjective Of or pertaining to
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Although there is strong palaeontological evidence that mammalian diversity, driven by a massively elevated rate of speciation, generally rose rapidly immediately after the K/T boundary4, there is in fact no conflict between the palaeontological and neontological =living species interpretations of the known facts.