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An armoured jawless fish (a Cephalaspis, which is a kind of osteostracan). This creature evolved as it adapted to the transition from open sea to freshwater conditions in the Ludlow area towards the end of the Silurian. It had not evolved at the time the rocks beneath Whitcliffe were laid down, but fossils of the animal have been found in the younger rocks just to the east, downstream of Ludford Bridge.

An armoured jawless fish (a Cephalaspis, which is a kind of osteostracan). This creature evolved as it adapted to the transition from open sea to freshwater conditions in the Ludlow area towards the end of the Silurian.

Archaeopteryx fossil

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

Jurassic starfish

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Brachiopods  Fossil Picture GalleryBrachiopods (BRACK-yo-pods) are an ancient line of shellfish, first appearing in the earliest Cambrian rocks, that once ruled the seafloors.

Get Up Close and Personal With History in This Fossil Picture Gallery

Brachiopods Fossil Picture GalleryBrachiopods (BRACK-yo-pods) are an ancient line of shellfish, first appearing in the earliest Cambrian rocks, that once ruled the seafloors.

Crinoid fossils are sea lilies and feather stars that attached to the sea bottom, filtered food particles, and boomed in the Paleozoic period when plants dominated the earth. Most of the coal deposits found in the world today are found in association to Pyrite (decomposing plant and animal life + oxidation) due to high quartz and sulfur levels of 60% or more. Crinoids are found in Limestone.

Crinoid fossils are sea lilies and feather stars that attached to the sea bottom, filtered food particles, and boomed in the Paleozoic period when plants dominated the earth. Most of the coal deposits found in the world today are found in association to P

Many species of insects are found in the Green River Formation including dragonflies. The wetland margins of Fossil Lake provided ideal breeding and foraging opportunities. View more Green River insect fossils. National Park Service - Fossil Butte National Monument photograph.

Green River Formation Fossils - Fossil Butte National Monument (U.

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Crinoid Sea Lily Fossil, a large prehistoric SEA LILY of the species Scyphocrinus elegans, South Morocco.

Weird seahorse cousins found in stone for first time. Pygmy pipehorse fossil, Jure Zalohar

[Also for Kennedy to see] Weird seahorse cousins found in stone for first time.

Fossil ants from the Parachute creek member of the Green River fm of Colorado.

Fossil ants from the Parachute creek member of the Green River fm of Colorado.

Starfish fossils, this is so cool... from Charmouth on Dorset's Jurassic Coast This starfish fossils cluster is mesmerizing! Credit: tripadvisor  Geology Wonders

Starfish fossils from Charmouth on Dorset's Jurassic Coast Credit: tripadvisor Geology Wonders

Bat Green River Formation - I have dug at the Green River Formation, (Wyoming) many times....Love it!!

This inch long bat is the most primitive bat known (Eocene Green River Fm). Claws on each finger of its wings indicate it was probably an agile climber and crawled along and under tree branches searching for insects.

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