Ancient crustacean fossil named after David Attenborough
This 21 March 2017 video from England is called Cascolus ravitis, a 430 Million-Year-Old ‚Exceptionally Preserved‘ Fossil.
From the University of Leicester in England:
430 million-year-old fossil named in honor of Sir David Attenborough
Ancient relative of the lobsters and crabs complete with soft-parts is new to science
March 22, 2017
Summary: A new 430 million-year-old fossil has been discovered by scientists, and has been named in honor of Sir David Attenborough. The discovery is a unique example of its kind in the fossil record, say the authors of a new report.
An international team of scientists led by the University of Leicester has discovered a new 430 million-year-old fossil and has named it in honour of Sir David Attenborough — who grew up on the University campus.
The fossil is described as ‚exceptionally well preserved in three-dimensions‘ — complete with the soft-parts of the animal, such as…
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