SUPERBLY ELEGANT FOSSIL SEA LILY  Seirocrinus subangularis  Lower Jurassic  Posidonienschiefer Formation, Holzmaden, Baden-Württemburg,  Germany  The Crinoid, known also as the Sea Lily or Feather Star, is one of  the world's so-called "living fossils", with species still to be  found in today's oceans from Indonesia to the Caribbean.

Sea Lily or Crinoid (Seirocrinus subangularis) Lower Jurassic Formation, Germany

The Falsity of Living Fossils on The Scientist

Triops longicaudatus (commonly called longtail tadpole shrimp, American tadpole shrimp, or rice tadpole shrimp)

Living Fossil The earliest horseshoe crabs were found 450 million years ago as fossils in strata. Many think of them as crabs and crustaceans when in fact they are more related to spiders and scorpions. Under their enormous shell, their bodies also look more like those of spiders.

Living fossils, horseshoe crab fossils were found from 450 million years ago.

- * Frilled Shark * - Chlamydoselachus anguinesis, one of only two species extant of the family Chlamydoselachidae; the other being the South African Frilled Shark. This rare species tends to have wide but patchy distribution in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans -

Flaring the gills, gives the species its name, a Frilled Shark swims at Japan's Awashima Marine Park. Sightings of living frilled sharks are rare, because the fish generally remain thousands of feet beneath the ocean's surface.

Many living fossils still alive today have bizarre, eccentric traits that make them seem more like aliens than anything from this world.

15 animals that are living fossils

Many living fossils still alive today have bizarre, eccentric traits that make them seem more like aliens than anything from this world.

Living fossils: a powerful argument for creation

Living fossils: a powerful argument for creation [Creation Ministries International]

The little "lady" on the photo is called Triops, tadpole shrimp or shield shrimp... and look at her, just like any other girl she likes to look at her self in the "mirror" :)

The little "lady" on the photo is called Triops, tadpole shrimp or shield shrimp. and look at her, just like any other girl she likes to look at her self in the "mirror" :) . Photo by Alecia Viklund (Arctida)

The Coelacanth is A “Living Fossil” – Still Has Human-Like Lung, Breaths With Gills

The Coelacanth is A “Living Fossil” – Still Has Human-Like Lung, Breaths With Gills

Coelacanth: a "living fossil," a fish that has been around for more than 400 million years!

Skull Confirms Older Origin for 'Living Fossil' Fish

The remains of a skull found in China confirms that 'living fossil' fish, called coelacanths, haven't changed much for a very long time.

Living fossils: a powerful argument for creation-- Don Batten interviews Dr Carl Werner, author of Living Fossils (Evolution: the Grand Experiment vol. 2)

Living fossils: a powerful argument for creation-- Don Batten interviews Dr Carl Werner, author of Living Fossils (Evolution: the Grand Experiment vol.

Once thought to be extinct in the same event that killed off the dinosaurs some 65 million years ago, the coelacanth is a lobe-finned fish that sparked a debate over whether this species represented a missing link between aquatic animals and four-legged terrestrial creatures, according to National Geographic. The animal was rediscovered in 1938 and only two species of coelacanth still exist today. In 2007, a fossilized coelacanth fin was found dating back roughly 400 million years.

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Living Fossils: Animals From Another Time: Photos : the coelacanth ~ Online relaxing

GINGKO TREE LEAF“ - The ginkgo is a living fossil, recognisably similar to fossils dating back 270 million years. The overwhelming research results credit Gingko with the proven ability to positively influence certain medical conditions.

Gingko, my favorite leaf as a child. A living fossil, the gingko tree represents longevity, hope, resilience and peace.

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