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Fossil Squid Drawn with Own Ink


We haven’t done a squid post in ages.

Paleontologists digging at a Victorian excavation in Trowbridge, UK unearthed a 150-million-year-old squid (Belemnotheutis antiquus) whose ink sac was so well-preserved that they were able to reconstitute it and draw a picture of it using its own ink. Which is either really cool or the final indignity; I’m not sure which.

Link (via The Presurfer)

Posted in Squid August 25th, 2009 by Chip
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