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UNUSUAL TRILOBITE "CONGA LINE" FROM THE SAHARA DESERT OF MOROCCO Ampyx priscus Ordovician Beni Zolli, Draa Valley, Morocco

Unusual Trilobite "Conga Line" -- Ampyx priscus -- Draa Valley, Morocco

Sinosauropteryx The first genus of dinosaur outside of Avialae

The living Earth (except a few times when I pin dead stuff) --- Sinosauropteryx: The first genus of dinosaur outside of Avialae (birds and their immediate relatives) to be found with evidence of feathers. Which can be seen clearly in this gorgeous fossil.

Biggest ever: The fossil of the 165m year old Golden Orb Weaver spider, discovered in inner Mongolia

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

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

Eoplatax papilio, one of the most remarkable fish fossils discovered in the sediments of Bolca.

Eoplatax papilio, one of the most remarkable fish fossils discovered in the sediments of Bolca. I collected some scrap fossil pieces from this famous site as a kid

Archaeopteryx fossil

"Evolutionary biology is an extensive interest of mine. This fossil of Archaeopteryx proves the developmental transition of feathered dinosaurs to modern birds.

1993, Confuciusornis: This 125-million-year-old bird was discovered in China. Many hundreds of specimens have now been identified.

Confuciusornis: This bird fossil was discovered in China. Many hundreds of specimens have now been identified.

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Rock Layers: Timeline of Life on EarthEvolution is a complicated subject. While everybody understands that black bears are related to grizzly bears and we can even figure they are related to extinct bears, lots of people wonder how scientists can be so su

Trilobite Fossils on Mount Stephen  Yoho National Park  British Columbia  Canada

trilobite fossils in the Burgess Shale fossil beds on Mount Stephen - Burgess is one of the most plentiful and scientifically valuable fossil beds in the world

Eocrinoid (Ascocystites) From Morocco - Ordovician

Eocrinoid (Ascocystites) From Morocco - Ordovician

Eocrinoid (Ascocystites) From Morocco - Ordovician (Item Echinoderm Fossils for sale. FossilEra your source to quality fossil specimens.

Dalmanitina proaeva (Emmrich, 1839) Lower Ordovician Ktoua Formation El Kaid Errami, Morocco 21 cm Division of Paleontology

Dalmanitina proaeva (Emmrich, Lower Ordovician Ktoua Formation El Kaid Errami, Morocco 21 cm Division of Paleontology

Annularia sp. are the leaf whorls of an extinct horsetail. These horsetails (Sphenopsida) were arborescent (tree-like) and grew to a height of 31 feet. Fossil found in Illinois

- the leaf whorls of an extinct horsetail. These horsetails (Sphenopsida) were arborescent (tree-like) and grew to a height of 31 feet. Fossil found in Illinois

The dinosaur Giganotosaurus carolinii, one of the world's largest terrestrial carnivores (along with Spinosaurus), reconstructed in the position where its fossilized bones were found, at the museum of Villa El Chocón, next to the hydroelectric dam of El Chocón, Neuquén Province, Argentina.

The dinosaur Giganotosaurus carolinii, reconstructed in the position where its fossilized bones were found, Museum of Villa El Chocón, Neuquén Province, Argentina.

Fossil Eocene bird 48 million years old |!!!  Messei Museum ,Southern Germany !!! Flickr !!

Look closely at this 48 million year old fossil, is it a bird or a dinosaur? Has the body of a bird but the face of a dinosaur, a clear transitional species

Beecher Bed Trilobite, Pyritized

underside of Triarthus eatoni, Late Ordovician, Beecher Trilobite Bed, New York, pyritized appendages and antennae

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

Great North Museum on

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

Eurypterid (sea scorpions) are an extinct group of arthropods related to arachnids which include the largest known arthropods that ever lived by ramona

Eurypterid (sea scorpions) are an extinct group of arthropods related to arachnids which include the largest known arthropods that ever lived. Giant Silurian sea scorpion (the eurypterid Mixopterus)

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