Fossil Friday

This week on Fossil Friday we have an unusually colorful specimen. Take a look!

 

I was really impressed by its vibrancy when the curator brought it out. Its preservation is slightly unusual for fossils in general, but typical for the location where this specimen was found. In terms of scale, it’s not too big—it would just barely fit in your hand. I never saw anything like this before, but I suspect older readers will know what it is right away. First person to identify this specimen wins bragging rights for the week!

Emily Schoerning
Short Bio

Emily Schoerning is the former Director of Community Organizing and Research at NCSE.

schoerning@ncse.com
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