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Introducing Palaeontology - A Guide to Ancient Life

Introducing Palaeontology - A Guide to Ancient Life

by Patrick Wyse Jakson Staff

Publisher: Dunedin Academic Press Ltd.
ISBN: 9781906716158
Pages: 160
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 4 Mb
Date posting: 2020-06-29
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Life on Earth can be traced back over 3,000 million years. Many examples of the Earth's past inhabitants are to be found in rocks, preserved as beautiful and fascinating fossils. The earliest life forms were bacteria and algae, which produced the oxygen that enabled more complex life forms to develop. About 600 million years ago, multi-cellular organisms appeared on Earth, some of which could protect themselves with hard parts, such as shells. Many of these life forms were readily fossilized and are used to ...