A living fossil is a living species (or clade) of organism that closely resembles
species otherwise known only from the fossil record. Normally, to be considered
Aug 16, 2010 ... Many living fossils still alive today have bizarre, eccentric traits that make them
seem more like aliens than anything from this world.
Most basic types of the animal and plant world are found in fossils. Those species
, which are found in deeper rock and are completely absent in the layers that ...
Another example of this type of living fossil is the shark. Sharks do not appear to
have changed very much over hundreds of millions of years. The rare fossils of ...
Living fossils, organisms previously known only through the fossil record and ...
are literally thousands of different types of animals and plants which are alive ...
Three 'living fossils' from the plant kingdom. ... There is a similar term used by
paleontologists for fossil types that disappear from the rock record, sometimes for
Apr 13, 2015 ... Some modern animals look just like their long-extinct ancestors. Have these "
living fossils" really not changed in millions of years?
The discovery of a coelacanth in shocked scientists who thought this type of fish
had died · Living Fossils—Evolution: The Grand Experiment Vol-2 (Teacher ...
The oldest known cyanobacteria fossils were found on Archaean rocks of
western Australia. Cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, is a type of bacteria that
Dec 14, 2015 ... However, plant examples of living fossils are all around us, .... living fossils to
make sure such models are accurate across more types of plant.