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Ordovician cephalopod
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Mobius89 Creator
Mobius89 Aug 1 2010, 4:43pm says:

A quasi-Orthocone form. Typical of the period, I'd say. :-)

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66Luke99 Author
66Luke99 Aug 1 2010, 7:14pm says:

Yep. The oceans were full of strange alien looking creatures.

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Mobius89 Creator
Mobius89 Aug 3 2010, 1:40pm replied:

Yeah, that's right. Have you watched the "Giant Orthocone" video featured in a BBC documentary?

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66Luke99 Author
66Luke99 Aug 4 2010, 12:07pm says:

No, but it sounds really interesting. I'll check it out. Thanks.

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Mobius89 Creator
Mobius89 Jan 2 2011, 9:51am replied:

Have you watched it?

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66Luke99 Author
66Luke99 Jan 14 2011, 1:16pm replied:

Tried to locate it online somewhere. No luck yet though.

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Here is a 450 million year old Cephalopod from the Middle Ordovician period found in Michigan limestone.

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Aug 1st, 2010
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