Living Fossils - like traveling back to the time of dinosaurs!
Living Fossils - it's like traveling back to the time of dinosaurs!
A living fossil is a living species (or clade) of organism which appears (visually) to be the same as a species otherwise only known from fossils and which has no close living relatives.
Examples of living fossils
Rules/Suggestions for posting
Include the name of the organism in the title.
If known, add the age of the corresponding fossil in the title.
Include scientific species- or family- name whenever possible, also more info in the comments is always appreciated.
Check out this team from NOAA as they work to save a 200 million year old living Dinosaur! video here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4t2C9Dikr7Y