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Ink found in Jurassic-era squid

By T.K. Randall
August 20, 2009 · Comment icon 2 comments

Image Credit: Clark Anderson
Palaeontologists have managed to extract ink from a fossilised squid and used it to draw with, the fossil is believed to be 150 million years old placing the creature in the world's oceans during the Jurassic era.
Palaeontologists have drawn with ink extracted from a preserved fossilised squid uncovered during a dig in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. The fossil, thought to be 150 million years old, was found when a rock was cracked open, revealing the one-inch-long black ink sac.

Source: BBC News | Comments (2)

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Comment icon #1 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: 15 years ago
Brings a whole new meaning to 'set in stone' when signing any agreement in ink.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Sameer. 14 years ago
I wonder if there could be any large Squid existed that time there was completely all big monsters around during that period.....

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