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New light shed on ancient NZ fossils

March 12, 2020 - General

Ancient marine creatures once believed to have been mere ‘bit players’ in the fossil record have now found fame.

Graptoloid fossils in a 16cm slab of rock [Credit: National Palaeontological Collections,
GNS Science]Using rare varieties of graptoloid fossils, research led by Professor James Crampton of Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences reveals new species actually…

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