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Discovery: 3D Fossil of ‘Googly Eyed’ Fish Discovered at UK Farm | Trends

The fossil of a rare fish It was discovered at an excavation site where several species dating to the Jurassic period in the UK would have been found.

The creature was discovered by fossil hunters Neville and Sally Hollingworthin one of the many limestone nodules that fell into banks of exposed clay.

The fish was a predator related to tuna, known as Pachycormuswhich drew attention for its fossilization in the ‘third dimension’, and because it was submerged under the warm waters of the ocean for about 183 million years.

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The fossil was discovered together with others very valuable for the sciencewhich included squid, many fish, and bones of two ichthyosaurs, which were large marine reptiles that resembled pink dolphins.

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