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Fat chance: Cholesterol leads boffins to discover world's oldest animal fossil – 558m years old

Bitbeisser

Re: Just one thing I don't understand...

"It sounds like the sandstone blocks are heavier than what you could easily hold while being hoisted back up into the heli, "

Reading comprehension is not a strong suite for a lot of people it seems. He had to take a helicopter to get to the cliff, because it is so remote. Then he had to rappel down the edge of that cliff, he was not hanging down on a rope from the helicopter. And because it is pretty hard to try climbing back up to the edge with a huge rock, that rock was thrown down to the bottom of the cliff for further examination...

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