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Rare 450-million-year-old 'cone-shaped' fossil discovery

Tags: fossil body cone

Researchers from the University of Leicester, working with an international team of geologists, have discovered an enigmatic Fossil of a 450 million year-old creature resembling a tiny ice-cream cone. Hummelstown Fossils. A) Typical specimen reconstruction showing body mass (white) poking out of the 'spindle'-shaped cone (patterned). Note the presence of 'spikes' on the sides of the exposed body. B) Typical fossil specimen with body...

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