Thursday, September 20, 2018

Sinodelphys szalayi Mammal Fossil


This picture is of a Sinodelphys szalayi (Luo, Ji, Wible & Yuan, 2003) mammal fossil. It was found in Liaoning China. The fossil dates to Lower Cretaceous Period (Barremien - 125 million years ago).  Fossil  displayed at Muséum National D'Historie Naturelle Jardin Des Plantes Paléontologie et Anatomie Comparée, Paris, France.  Image taken August 2016.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Calamoseris Coral Fossil


This image is of a Calamoseris coral fossil. It was found in Wagnon Ardennes France. The fossil dates to the Middle Jurassic Period. It was displayed at Muséum National D'Historie Naturelle Jardin Des Plantes Paléontologie et Anatomie Comparée, Paris, France.  Image taken 2009.

Learn more at their website: https://www.mnhn.fr/en/visit/lieux/galerie-paleontologie-anatomie-comparee-paleontology-and-comparative-anatomy-gallery