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Cool article! Fossils of Ancient Australasian Trees Found in Patagonia.  http://news.yahoo.com/fossils-ancient-australasian-trees-found-patagonia-151038162.html.    RocksInMyHead™ is the World’s Greatest Rock, Prospecting & Outdoor Education Company.   For gold prospecting, rockhounding, lapidary and geology tools, and jewelry making supplies, equipment, books, maps, great outdoor gear, plus lots of great rocks, minerals, fossils, & meteorites, go to our website http://RocksInMyHead.com.

Fossils of Ancient Australasian Trees Found in Patagonia

This fossil of a leafy Agathis tree branch was found in Patagonia.

The Echinoblog: Stalked Crinoid Round-Up!

seldom seen crinoid-a modified feather star from New Caledonia (in the South Pacific) called Gymnocrinus richeri!

Permian Amphibian (Micromelerpeton sp.) overlapping the eairliest conifer (Walchia speciosa) from Pfalz, Germany. The matrix includes a total of eight amphibians (two species). It's an outstanding ecological fossil that captures the essence of Permian Life. These prehistoric amphibians resembled modern salamanders and had a similar lifestyle, but are in fact only distant relatives (not directly ancestral). $4950

) overlapping the eairliest conifer (Walchia speciosa) from Pfalz, Germany.

The shed wings from which Chilgatermes diamatensis is described. The wing is 17.4 mm × 5.9 mm.  Engel et al. (2012).

The shed wings from which Chilgatermes diamatensis is described. The wing is mm × mm. Engel et al.

plant fossils - this is similar to a fossil of a delicate-looking plant that can be viewed in the NYS Museum, Albany, NY - how can a delicate plant maintain its form over MILLIONS of years without decaying??  it can't!  this is evidence for a devastating world-wide flood which produced massive sediment suddenly and sealed the plant, preventing it from decaying.

plant fossils - this is similar to a fossil of a delicate-looking plant that can be viewed in the NYS Museum, Albany, NY - how can a delicate plant maintain its form over MILLIONS of years without decaying?? it can't! this is evidence for a devastating world-wide flood which produced massive sediment suddenly and sealed the plant, preventing it from decaying.

New lobster-like predator found in 508 million-year-old fossil-rich site

What do butterflies, spiders and lobsters have in common? They are all surviving relatives of a newly identified species called Yawunik kootenayi, a marine creature with two pairs of eyes and prominent grasping appendages .

Great North Museum on Twitter: A pic from our stores of a 50m year old Mene rhombeus (fossil fish) from Monte Bolca, Verona, Italy #fossilfriday

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“A pic from our stores of a year old Mene rhombeus (fossil fish) from Monte Bolca, Verona, Italy

Twitter / Clarkeocrinus: Amphibian footprint from roughly 323.2 million years ago to 298.9 million years ago Ma (million years ago).

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a moth ...how does a moth, so ephemeral of a thing, become a fossil?

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a moth .how does a moth, so ephemeral of a thing, become a fossil? This is a moth fossil from the Green River Formation, Eocene era of Colorado.

Ископаемый гриб Cooksonia pertoni высотой около 2,5 см когда-то рос на земле в период верхнего силура. Обнаружен на территории современной Англии в Шропшире.

Cooksonia pertoni - Mushroom fossil (~ tall) from Shropshire, UK, from the Upper Silurian. Much thanks to Hans Steur for permitting us to share his work. Botany Photo of the Day UBC Botanical Garden & Center for Plant Research

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What is the oldest fossil ever found?

The oldest fossil ever found could date back to 3 billion years ago. Learn about the oldest fossil ever found in this article.

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