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Owl / Jurassic Butterfly discovered in China . Fossil remains of ancient butterfly found in China . Similar to today's owl butterfly , the markings on the wing were to deter predators . austin.charityowl.com Extinct Animals, Petrified Wood, Animals Images, Zoology, Science And Nature, Prehistoric, Ancient History, Predator, Archaeology

Owl / Jurassic Butterfly discovered in China . Fossil remains of ancient butterfly found in China . Similar to today's owl butterfly , the markings on the wing were to deter predators . austin.charityowl.com

A fossil butterfly from nymphalid, today the largest family of butterflies (and perhaps then, too). Its fossilized remains were entombed in paper shale that has risen to the surface at what is now the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Colorado. Rocks And Gems, Rocks And Minerals, Historia Natural, Dinosaur Fossils, Extinct Animals, Prehistoric Creatures, Prehistory, Fauna, Science And Nature

Prehistoric Moths Show Their True Colors

Happy 2012 butterfly fans! In order to better celebrate the future, we’re taking a look back into the past: the ancient past. The earliest known butterflies and moths evolved about 50 mill…

Auditory Organs in Insect Fossils Hint at Evolutionary Relationship between Predator and Prey (Image: Dena Smith) Prehistory, Science And Nature, Predator, Geology, Archaeology, Insects, Old Things, Scientific American, Skeletons

Auditory Organs in Insect Fossils Hint at Evolutionary Relationship between Predator and Prey

Insects have weird ears. Their seemingly random placement sometimes recalls a genetic experiment gone awry.

Bees have a long history in our world. Here is a fossil of a “giant honey bee” found in Iki Island, Japan. KU Entomologist Michael Engel interpreted the fossil as being over 19 million years old. I Love Bees, Birds And The Bees, Bee Drawing, Buzzy Bee, Bee Skep, Bees And Wasps, Bee Friendly, Bee Jewelry, Bee Art

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If separating stones looking for fossils -BEE careful in way split stone open ! I Love Bees, Dinosaur Fossils, Bee Art, Rocks And Gems, Bees Knees, Rocks And Minerals, Amber Fossils, Ammonite, Beekeeping

If separating stones looking for fossils -BEE careful in way split stone open !! ✔️

Jurassic Arachnid Fossil Prehistoric Animals, Prehistory, Extinct, Past Life, Spiders, Geology, Dinosaurs, Minerals, Paleo

Jurassic Arachnid Fossil

Jurassic Spider Fossil Arachnid

Fossilised spider 'biggest on record' The female, which lived about 165 million years ago, belongs to a collection of spiders well known today - the golden orb weavers. Until this new fossil turned up in Inner Mongolia, the most ancient example from this Rocks And Gems, Rocks And Minerals, Large Spiders, Dinosaur Fossils, Extinct Animals, Prehistoric Creatures, Science And Nature, Archaeology, Creepy

The Spidersaur: Largest ever fossil of Jurassic-era arachnid found perfectly preserved after 165m years

The fossil of the female Golden Orb Weaver - which still exist today and can grow bigger than a human hand - lived in the forests of Northern China.

“First, it is an amazing spider,” says Paul Selden, professor of invertebrate paleontology with the department of geology at the University of Kansas. “It’s the largest fossil spider Dinosaur Fossils, Extinct Animals, Prehistoric Creatures, Rocks And Gems, Ammonite, Ancient Artifacts, Rocks And Minerals, Archaeology, Levitation Photography

This is the biggest fossil spider ever found - Futurity

The largest-ever fossil spider, which lived during the Jurassic period, was unearthed in China, report scientists.

Smithsonian scientists and colleagues, however, have recently found evidence that gymnosperm plants shared an intricate pollination relationship with scorpionfly insects 62 million years before flowering plants appear in fossil records. Minerals And Gemstones, Rocks And Minerals, Prehistoric Creatures, Prehistoric Insects, Indoor Flowering Plants, Dinosaur Fossils, Rare Flowers, Ancient Artifacts, Archaeology

Prehistoric pollination: Scorpionfly mouthparts fit tubular channels of gymnosperm cones

Smithsonian scientists and colleagues, however, have recently found evidence that gymnosperm plants shared an intricate pollination relationship with scorpionfly insects 62 million years before flowering plants appear in fossil records.

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Blue Dinosaur Bone designer cab from Utah Silverhawk's designer gemstones. Gray Rock, Dinosaur Bones, Mineralogy, Petrified Wood, Agates, Rocks And Gems, Healing Crystals, Artists Like, Rock Stars

Blue Dinosaur Bone designer cab from Utah Silverhawk's designer gemstones.

Blue Dinosaur Bone designer cab from Utah Silverhawk's designer gemstones.

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Natural Museum in London You Must Visit - Extinct Animals, Prehistoric Animals, Rocks And Gems, Rocks And Minerals, Natural History Museum, Dinosaur Fossils, Science Photos, Fauna, Photo Library

Seed fern (Neuropteris heterophylla) - Stock Image - C010/2046

Seed fern (Neuropteris heterophylla) Credit: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Dinosaur walk in La Rioja, Spain Dinosaur Tracks, Dinosaur Fossils, Dinosaur Dinosaur, Rocks And Gems, Rocks And Minerals, Fresco, Extinct Animals, Prehistoric Creatures, Ancient Artifacts

Dinosaur tracks in Los Cayos de Cornago

In the Los Cayos ravine, cretaceous lake beds preserved a predator dinosaur tracks very well. Even the mud ripples are evident. This photo was taken in September by Fred Schuster. This is a paleological park. The area of La Rioja has other sites of Cretaceous dinosaur tracks. Ref: http://www.paleoglot.org/files/Moratalla&_98.pdf http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/F%C3%B3siles_de_La_Rioja

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A newly discovered pterosaur that lived during the Jurassic Period could have used its flexible digits to climb trees like a monkey. Reptiles, Prehistory, Fossil, Dinosaurs, Science, Prehistoric Age, Fossils, Prehistoric

‘Monkeydactyl’ may be the oldest known creature with opposable thumbs

A newly discovered pterosaur that lived during the Jurassic Period could have used its flexible digits to climb trees like a monkey.

 collector's cabochon of petrified palm root, newly arrived GEM material from Sumatra. Minerals And Gemstones, Rocks And Minerals, Rock Collection, Beautiful Rocks, Mineral Stone, Ruby Gemstone, Rocks And Gems, Stones And Crystals, Gem Stones

PETRIFIED PALM ROOT designer cab! Silverhawk's designer gemstones.

PETRIFIED PALM ROOT designer cab Silverhawk's designer gemstones.

Dinosaur walk in La Rioja, Spain Dinosaur Tracks, Dinosaur Fossils, Dinosaur Dinosaur, Rocks And Gems, Rocks And Minerals, Fresco, Extinct Animals, Prehistoric Creatures, Ancient Artifacts

Dinosaur tracks in Los Cayos de Cornago

In the Los Cayos ravine, cretaceous lake beds preserved a predator dinosaur tracks very well. Even the mud ripples are evident. This photo was taken in September by Fred Schuster. This is a paleological park. The area of La Rioja has other sites of Cretaceous dinosaur tracks. Ref: http://www.paleoglot.org/files/Moratalla&_98.pdf http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/F%C3%B3siles_de_La_Rioja

300 million yeard old - plant fossils Minerals And Gemstones, Rocks And Minerals, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Rocks And Gems, Fauna, Natural History, Pattern Art, Geology

300 million yeard old - plant fossils

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Natural Museum in London You Must Visit - Extinct Animals, Prehistoric Animals, Rocks And Gems, Rocks And Minerals, Natural History Museum, Dinosaur Fossils, Science Photos, Fauna, Photo Library

Seed fern (Neuropteris heterophylla) - Stock Image - C010/2046

Seed fern (Neuropteris heterophylla) Credit: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

octopus fossil found in rocks in Lebanon Image from national geographic Picture courtesy of Dr. Dirk Fuchs, Freie Universaet Berlin, the detail in this fossil is so cool. Old Rock, Dinosaur Fossils, Extinct Animals, Cool Rocks, Prehistoric Creatures, Rocks And Minerals, Science And Nature, Archaeology, Instagram

PHOTO IN THE NEWS: Rare Octopus Fossil Found

It's about as unlikely as capturing a "fossil sneeze," one researcher noted. But the soft bodies of 95-million-year-old octopuses were found preserved in Lebanese rocks.

Owl / Jurassic Butterfly discovered in China . Fossil remains of ancient butterfly found in China . Similar to today's owl butterfly , the markings on the wing were to deter predators . austin.charityowl.com Extinct Animals, Petrified Wood, Animals Images, Zoology, Science And Nature, Prehistoric, Ancient History, Predator, Archaeology

Owl / Jurassic Butterfly discovered in China . Fossil remains of ancient butterfly found in China . Similar to today's owl butterfly , the markings on the wing were to deter predators . austin.charityowl.com

A fossil butterfly from nymphalid, today the largest family of butterflies (and perhaps then, too). Its fossilized remains were entombed in paper shale that has risen to the surface at what is now the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Colorado. Rocks And Gems, Rocks And Minerals, Historia Natural, Dinosaur Fossils, Extinct Animals, Prehistoric Creatures, Prehistory, Fauna, Science And Nature

Prehistoric Moths Show Their True Colors

Happy 2012 butterfly fans! In order to better celebrate the future, we’re taking a look back into the past: the ancient past. The earliest known butterflies and moths evolved about 50 mill…

Auditory Organs in Insect Fossils Hint at Evolutionary Relationship between Predator and Prey (Image: Dena Smith) Prehistory, Science And Nature, Predator, Geology, Archaeology, Insects, Old Things, Scientific American, Skeletons

Auditory Organs in Insect Fossils Hint at Evolutionary Relationship between Predator and Prey

Insects have weird ears. Their seemingly random placement sometimes recalls a genetic experiment gone awry.