☀ This Kid Found A Massive Fossil

AND Rescued Dog Combats Police K-9

Inhale the present, exhale the past.

Now, let your breath guide you back to the present moment, where peace and mindfulness reside.

Thank you for reading today’s edition of Grateful Gazette 😌

Here’s what to know for Monday:

  • An 11-year-old finds an ancient marine reptile fossil

  • A grandmother sets a world planking record

  • A German shepherd mix is combating the fentanyl crisis


Get ready to be wowed because an epic discovery has just washed up on our shores.

Picture this: an 11-year-old named Ruby is beachcombing with her dad, Justin, along the English coast. They stumble upon what looks like an ordinary rock but turns out to be the jawbone of a ginormous sea creature!

But hold onto your hats (or should we say, snorkels) because this isn't just any old sea critter.

Nope, this is a jaw-dropping ichthyosaur, aka a "fish lizard."

And get this: it's potentially the largest marine reptile ever to grace our oceans, giving even the mighty blue whale a run for its money.

Dubbed Ichthyotitan severnensis, this beastie measured over 82 feet long – that's like two city buses lined up nose to tail!

And guess who gets the credit for this colossal find? None other than Ruby and her dad, the fossil-finding dream team!

Paleontologist Dr. Dean Lomax and his crew got wind of this prehistoric jackpot and teamed up with the Reynolds family to piece together the puzzle.

What's even cooler? This dino discovery isn't just about bragging rights.

Nope, it's shedding light on Earth's ancient past, giving us a peek into what life was like millions of years ago.

Plus, it's proof that science isn't just for grown-ups – even kids can make a splash in the world of paleontology!

So, next time you're strolling along the beach, keep your eyes peeled. Who knows, you might stumble upon the next big dino sensation. And hey, if Ruby can do it, why not you? Keep rockin' those fossil hunts, folks!

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🌌 Green-tinged ‘devil comet’ reappears after 71 years

🦢 Swans in Grimsby under 24/7 CCTV surveillance to prevent attacks

💪 59-year-old holds plank for record-breaking 4.5 hours

🤱 Taco Bell manager performs life-saving CPR on baby

🧬 Neuroscientists uncover shape-shifting DNA’s crucial role in memory formation

Meet Rock, the German shepherd mix with a nose for justice.

Just a few months back, he was a stray on the streets of Fort Worth, Texas, dreaming of his forever home.

But fast forward to today, and he's strutting his stuff as a police K-9, sniffing out trouble and taking down bad guys (or at least their stash).

Rock's journey from shelter pup to crime-fighting canine extraordinaire began when he and his sister were scooped up and brought to the Fort Worth Animal Control.

Little did they know they were destined for greatness.

Anastasia Ramsey, the shelter superintendent with an eye for talent, spotted something special in Rock. "We threw some tennis balls around, tossed them some treats, and Rock aced every test," she says.

With his boundless energy and a nose for trouble, Rock was a natural fit for the narcotics detection team.

But don't let all this crime-fighting talk fool you; Rock's still a playful pup at heart.

When he's not busy saving the day, Rock loves nothing more than hanging out with Hubbard and his family.

Rock's tale reminds us that every dog, no matter its past, has the potential to be a hero.

Let's sprinkle some gratitude into our day, shall we?

Take a moment, grab a pen, and jot down three things you're grateful for, starting with "I am grateful for..."

It could be that morning cup of cocoa, a cozy hug from a friend, or even your pet's silly antics.

Embrace the little joys, and watch your heart grow three sizes today!

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