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Discovered: The 128million-year-old grandfather of the modern squid and octopus - Dai

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Discovered: The 128million-year-old grandfather of the modern squid and octopus
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[SIZE=-1]By Eddie Wrenn Scientists have managed to re-create the appearance of a previously unknown fossil - a spiky creature thought to be the ultimate ancestor of the modern-day squid and octopus. The Austria National History Museum team used 3D scanning ...[/SIZE]
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Discovered: The 128million-year-old grandfather of the modern squid and octopus - Dai

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:hmm: Really nice fossil and reconstruction, I see the spines but I'm not sure that I see the "the impressions left by the limbs." Maybe I'm missing something :roll:. Anyone else "see" them?
 

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You're right Terry. They saw some spines, but made up the soft parts. The novelty has been oversold here.
 

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128 million-year-old grandfather of modern squid and octopus discovered - Daily News

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[SIZE=-1]Scientists have re-created the appearance of a previously unknown fossil - a spiky creature thought to be the ultimate ancestor of the modern-day squid and octopus – discovered last year. The Austria National History Museum team used 3D scanning ...[/SIZE]
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Cactus squid swims again after 128 million years - Austrian Independent

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Combined this oversold (but well-produced) story into one thread :smile: :rolleyes:
 

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