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

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  1. octobot

    octobot Robotic Staff Staff Member Robotic Staff

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    5 Discovered: The 128million-year-old grandfather of the modern squid and octopus
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    7 [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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    octobot Robotic Staff Staff Member Robotic Staff

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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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    Hajar Haliphron Atlanticus Registered

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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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    7 [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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    6 [SIZE=-1]Scientists from the Austrian Natural History Museum have managed to recreate the appearance of a previously unknown Ammonite believed to be the ultimate great-grandfather of the modern-day squid and octopus. The team used complicated 3-D scanning ...[/SIZE]
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    Combined this oversold (but well-produced) story into one thread :smile: :rolleyes:
     

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