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

octobot

Robotic Staff
Staff member
Robotic Staff
Joined
Oct 15, 2005
Messages
8,434
#1
[TABLE]
[TR]
[TD="width: 80, align: center"]

[SIZE=-2]Daily Mail[/SIZE]
[/TD]
[TD="class: j"]

Discovered: The 128million-year-old grandfather of the modern squid and octopus
[SIZE=-1]Daily Mail[/SIZE]
[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]
[SIZE=-1]Cactus squid swims again after 128 million years[SIZE=-1]Austrian Times Rieder's Digests[/SIZE][/SIZE]
[SIZE=-1][/SIZE]
[SIZE=-1]all 3 news articles »[/SIZE]
[/TD]
[/TR]
[/TABLE]


More...
 

octobot

Robotic Staff
Staff member
Robotic Staff
Joined
Oct 15, 2005
Messages
8,434
#2
Discovered: The 128million-year-old grandfather of the modern squid and octopus - Dai

[TABLE]
[TR]
[TD="width: 80, align: center"]

[SIZE=-2]Daily Mail[/SIZE]
[/TD]
[TD="class: j"]

Discovered: The 128million-year-old grandfather of the modern squid and octopus
[SIZE=-1]Daily Mail[/SIZE]
[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]
[SIZE=-1][/SIZE]
[SIZE=-1][/SIZE]
[/TD]
[/TR]
[/TABLE]


More...
 

Terri

Sepia elegans
Registered
Joined
Dec 20, 2009
Messages
961
#3
: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?
 

Hajar

Haliphron Atlanticus
Registered
Joined
Mar 7, 2009
Messages
540
#4
You're right Terry. They saw some spines, but made up the soft parts. The novelty has been oversold here.
 

octobot

Robotic Staff
Staff member
Robotic Staff
Joined
Oct 15, 2005
Messages
8,434
#5
128 million-year-old grandfather of modern squid and octopus discovered - Daily News

[TABLE]
[TR]
[TD="width: 80, align: center"]

[SIZE=-2]Daily Mail[/SIZE]
[/TD]
[TD="class: j"]

128 million-year-old grandfather of modern squid and octopus discovered
[SIZE=-1]Daily News & Analysis[/SIZE]
[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]
[SIZE=-1]Discovered: The 128million-year-old grandfather of the modern squid and octopus[SIZE=-1]Daily Mail[/SIZE][/SIZE]
[SIZE=-1][/SIZE]
[SIZE=-1]all 2 news articles »[/SIZE]
[/TD]
[/TR]
[/TABLE]


More...
 

octobot

Robotic Staff
Staff member
Robotic Staff
Joined
Oct 15, 2005
Messages
8,434
#6
Cactus squid swims again after 128 million years - Austrian Independent

[TABLE]
[TR]
[TD="width: 80, align: center"][/TD]
[TD="class: j"]

Cactus squid swims again after 128 million years
[SIZE=-1]Austrian Independent[/SIZE]
[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]
[SIZE=-1][/SIZE]
[SIZE=-1]and more »[/SIZE]
[/TD]
[/TR]
[/TABLE]


More...
 

tonmo

Titanites
Staff member
Webmaster
Joined
May 30, 2000
Messages
9,315
Location
Pennsylvania
#7
Combined this oversold (but well-produced) story into one thread :smile: :rolleyes:
 

Members online

Forum statistics

Threads
19,274
Messages
201,417
Members
8,210
Latest member
branane

Monty Awards

TONMOCON IV (2011): Terri
TONMOCON V (2013): Jean
TONMOCON VI (2015): Taollan
TONMOCON VII (2018): ekocak

About the Monty Awards
Top