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  • adj. Of or pertaining to neontology

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to neontology, or the zoology of existing animals: opposed to paleontological.


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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.

    Mammalian Macroevolution Muddle - The Panda's Thumb


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