Many living fossils still alive today have bizarre, eccentric traits that make them seem more like aliens than anything from this world.
Latimeria chalumnae model in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, showing the coloration in life. - Coelacanth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Living Fossils: Animals From Another Time: Photos : Snapping turtles ~ Online relaxing
botanybecca: ginkgo from Siebold and Zuccarini’s Flora Japonica, botanical illustration
Living Fossils: Animals From Another Time: Photos : The horseshoe crab ~ Online relaxing
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Horseshoe crabs are living fossils, favorite symbols of the seashore, and of the way the ocean connects us to all of history.
Coelacanth thought extinct, rediscovered in It dates back 400 million years.yeah just think about this "extinction" thing,how much more is there under the waters?
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