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Old January 27th, 2017 #86
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180-million-year-old relative of vampire squid unearthed at newly-discovered Jurassic fossil bed

Many of the specimens found at the site are incredibly rare, with soft body parts preserved including bones.


Researchers have stumbled across a treasure trove of fossils from the Early Jurassic period in south-west Alberta, Canada, including a relative of the vampire squid and what could be a new species of lobster.

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/180-million...il-bed-1603301