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RSS Report Ordovician cephalopod (view original)
Ordovician cephalopod
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Mobius89 Creator
Mobius89

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

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66Luke99 Author
66Luke99

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

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Mobius89 Creator
Mobius89

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

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66Luke99 Author
66Luke99

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

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Mobius89 Creator
Mobius89

Have you watched it?

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66Luke99 Author
66Luke99

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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