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980 Million Year Old Sponges Found
DPS Ammonite posted a topic in Fossil News980 million year old soft sponges may have been found in a reef associated with microbiolites in Canada, pushing back sponge fossils 300 million years. The lack of a fully mineralized skeleton in the earliest sponges may make fossilization and recognition difficult. Turner, E.C. Possible poriferan body fossils in early Neoproterozoic microbial reefs. Nature (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03773-z https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03773-z
Oldest known footprints in Grand Canyon found
Thecosmilia Trichitoma posted a topic in Fossil NewsOldest known footprints in the Grand Canyon found
This May Be the Oldest Known Sign of Life on Earth
edd posted a topic in Fossil Newshttp://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/oldest-life-earth-iron-fossils-canada-vents-science.html
Oldest Evidence of Right-Handedness Seen in Fossil Jaw
edd posted a topic in Fossil Newshttp://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/10/oldest-right-handedness-homo-habilis-brain-language-anthropology/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=link_fb20161024news-righthanded&utm_campaign=Content&sf39762277=1
2013 Dino Dig Wrap Up!
redleaf101 posted a topic in Fossil NewsThe 10 day dig at Wasson Bluff, where the oldest dinosaurs found in Canada can be found, wrapped up last Sunday. Many interesting finds were made and lots of people contributed to make this dig a successful one. Dr. Tim Fedak posted on the Earthquake Dinosaurs's blog a very good summary of the successful project. Click on the link to check it out! http://earthquake-dinosaurs.ca/volunteers-and-science/ I was very proud to have participated in this project! Cheers! - Keenan