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Eight-armed animal preceded dinosaurs
Posted on Sunday, 2 November, 2008 |
Image credit: Gerhard Boeggemann
An eight-armed creature that looked more like a modern party favor than a living animal colonized a large section of the world's oceans over 300 million years before the first dinosaurs emerged, suggests a new study.
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#1 Posted by
on 2 November, 2008, 15:46
pretty much a sea star :/ i was hoping it'd be some kind of weird freaky human spider or eight legged dinosaur lolz
#2 Posted by
on 3 November, 2008, 8:33
pretty much a sea star :/ i was hoping it'd be some kind of weird freaky human spider or eight legged dinosaur lolz nope look like spider http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Eoandromeda.png
#3 Posted by
on 3 November, 2008, 8:49
nope look like spider http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Eoandromeda.png May have looked like a spider, but it was more of a jellyfish.
#4 Posted by
on 3 November, 2008, 17:48
How can you say that looks like a spider?? look at it. spiders die on their backs with their legs curled up i agree with shadowsot. it looks more like a jellyfish. besides, wikipedia isn't an authentic source for information
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