Discovery of tiny fossil new to science

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Published by University of Leicester Press Office for University of Leicester in Education and also in Communities, Environment

Rare find from 425 million years ago with body, limbs, eyes, gills and alimentary system preserved  ‘It is exciting to discover that a common group of fossils that we thought we knew a lot about may well have been hoodwinking us as to their true identity, which we now realise because we have their beautifully fossilised soft-parts.  A case of a ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’’- Professor David Siveter, University of Leicester  IMAGES AVAILABLE VIA: pressoffi...

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