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Kretzoiarctos gen. nov., the Oldest Member of the Giant Panda Clade

  • Juan Abella mail,

    juan.abella@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales-Centro superior de Investigaciones Científicas (MNCN-CSIC), Madrid, Spain

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  • David M. Alba,

    Affiliation: Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Josep M. Robles,

    Affiliations: Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain, FOSSILIA Serveis Paleontològics i Geològics, S.L., Sant Celoni, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Alberto Valenciano,

    Affiliations: Departamento de Geología Sedimentaria y Cambio Climático, Instituto de Geociencias; UCM-CSIC (Universidad Complutense de Madrid-Centro Superior de Investigaciones Científicas), Madrid, Spain, Departamento de Paleontología, Facultad de Ciencias Geológicas UCM (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Madrid, Spain

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  • Cheyenn Rotgers,

    Affiliations: Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain, FOSSILIA Serveis Paleontològics i Geològics, S.L., Sant Celoni, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Raül Carmona,

    Affiliations: Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain, FOSSILIA Serveis Paleontològics i Geològics, S.L., Sant Celoni, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Plinio Montoya,

    Affiliation: Departament de Geologia, Àrea de Paleontologia, Universitat de València, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain

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  • Jorge Morales

    Affiliation: Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales-Centro superior de Investigaciones Científicas (MNCN-CSIC), Madrid, Spain

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  • Published: November 14, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048985

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Title: “Spanish Researchers Discover Fossils; May Be Linked With the Giant Panda | French Tribune”
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Publication: Institut Catala de Paleontologia
Title: “The giant panda lineage: from China to Spain”
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Title: “The mysterious pedigree of pandas - SentinelSource.com: Technology”
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