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Ancient Nursery

Credit: OU/Alex Liu
Researchers have discovered a nursery of what may be the earliest known animals preserved in ash from a Pompeii-style volcanic eruption that smothered…Read More »





them more than a half-billion years ago. Here Oxford University's Jack Matthews photographs the animal fossils, called rangeomorphs, in the rocks at the Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve, Newfoundland.    Less «
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