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Diplocaulus Salamandroides

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Daily Paleo Art Month #2: Vetulicola Known from the 525-520 million-year-old Lower Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte, Vetulicola is a member of a strange group of creatures known as vetulicolians. About 9cm (3.5in) long, it’s thought to have been an active swimmer that fed on either plankton or seafloor debris. And nobody’s sure just what these animals are. They were originally thought to be early limbless arthropods, but more recently opinions have swung in the opposite direct and they’re now…

alphynix: “ Daily Paleo Art Month Vetulicola Known from the million-year-old Lower Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte, Vetulicola is a member of a strange group of creatures known as.

Osteolepis in ambush.350 million years ago. The Devonian period of the Paleozoic era.

Osteolepis in ambush. 350 million years ago. The Devonian period of the Paleozoic era.

Anomalocaris

Guided hikes to see the world famous fossils of the Burgess Shale, Walcott Quarry site and Mt Stephen Triolobite Beds.

Watch Free Documentary - The Secrets of the Ordovician Period - History Documentary - The Ordovician Period lasted almost 45 million years, beginning 488.3 million years ago and ending 443.7 million years ago.

Watch Free Documentary - The Secrets of the Ordovician Period - History Documentary - The Ordovician Period lasted almost 45 million years, beginning million years ago and ending million years ago.

Surviving Cameroceras shell fragments suggest the creature could have been as large as nine metres long. Despite being almost blind, it was ...

12 Animals You're Glad Are Extinct

Surviving Cameroceras shell fragments suggest the creature could have been as large as nine metres long. Despite being almost blind, it was a fearsome predator, probably the largest in the ocean when it was alive, 470 million years ago.

Going back in time: Plagiosuchus, a kind of monstrous axolotl. from the Middle Triassic of Germany

Going back in time: Plagiosuchus, a kind of monstrous axolotl. from the Middle Triassic of Germany

Squalodon bariensis. An early member of the odontocetes, Squalodon was a basal member of the Platanistoidea branch of the toothed whales – represented today by the river dolphins, but originally widespread throughout marine habitats before the rise of the modern oceanic dolphins.

Squalodon bariensis. An early member of the odontocetes, Squalodon was a basal member of the Platanistoidea branch of the toothed whales – represented today by the river dolphins, but originally widespread throughout marine habitats before the rise of the modern oceanic dolphins.

Liopleurodon is a genus of large, carnivorous marine reptile belonging to the Pliosauroidea, a clade of short-necked plesiosaurs. Liopleurodon lived during the Callovian stage of the Middle Jurassic Period.

》Liopleurodon is a genus of large, carnivorous marine reptile belonging to the Pliosauroidea, a clade of short-necked plesiosaurs. Liopleurodon lived during the Callovian stage of the Middle Jurassic Period.

Opabinia reconstrucion

Opabinia is one of the most unusual ancient creatures found in fossils in the Burgess Shales in Canada. It has a long Proboscis for feeding, but most unusual of all are its five mushroom shaped eyes.

A beautiful reconstruction of Sidneyia inexpectans by the University of Waterloo's Earth Sciences Museum. Sidneyia is an extinct arthropod known from fossils found in the Cambrian-age Burgess Shale formation of British Columbia.

A beautiful reconstruction of Sidneyia inexpectans by the University of Waterloo's Earth Sciences Museum. Sidneyia is an extinct arthropod known from fossils found in the Cambrian-age Burgess Shale formation of British Columbia.

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