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What do horseshoe crabs, gingko trees, koalas, dragonflies, tree ferns, cycads, and crocodiles, (but not alligators) have in common? They are all Living Fossils. The fossilised remains of these and other interesting animals and plants have been found to be exact replicas of the animals or plants we see today. For more information and other examples, Google Living Fossils in Wikipedia, or http://webecoist.momtastic.com/2009/12/29/living-fossils-10-plants-animals-with-staying-power/ or http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/photos/15-animals-that-are-living-fossils/from-another-era Show us some of your interesting images of these ancient wonders. Size of your entry: 1,600 pixels on the longer side. Definitely NO pictures of mothers-in-law!
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This is the fruit of a Cycas, considered to be a fossil plant, very popular during the Jurassic, and existing a lot earlier.
|Submitted:||Sunday, 19th February, 2017 11:36 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Saturday, 23rd January, 2016|
|Focal length:||4.42 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/40 sec|
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