Tag Archives: Fossils

Edie Acaran

Your view of things depends on where you’re looking from. Continue reading

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In the brickpits of Sussex and Surrey

Saved from the fiery furnace! Continue reading

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Horshamosaurus

How would you like it if your name got changed every few years? Continue reading

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Misty

How much would you pay for a set of 150-million-year-old bones? Continue reading

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Triasacarus fedelei

An amber-preserved oldie Continue reading

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Roger de Boxgrove

A Middle Paleolithic view of Sussex life Continue reading

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On the naming of dung-stones

The geologist, mineralogist, and determinedly eccentric Reverend Willam Buckland (1784–1856) was the first to give a name to a type of fossil about which his colleague, Dr. William Wollaston, believed Georgian England would probably have preferred not to talk. You’ll … Continue reading

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Undescribed

But a vital part of the squid anatomy Continue reading

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Bracklesham Bay

Or David Bone’s Bay? Continue reading

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Paludina

Beware of imitations Continue reading

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New Titanomyrmaland

A Queen’s royal progress Continue reading

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Dora the borer

Penetrating polydora Continue reading

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Oh, I wish I could keep all me teeth

Easy come, easy go Continue reading

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Ray’s day

The name of the beast Continue reading

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Hilton’s highlights

For Gentlemen only Continue reading

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Quinquelocalina

Little things save a lot Continue reading

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Forever amber

Petrified sunlight! Continue reading

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No sex, please

Ostracods can do it hemaphroditically Continue reading

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The Baggeridge way

Congealed in the Weald Continue reading

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Small wonders

Little gems Continue reading

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Lite bites

A grand day out? Continue reading

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Owain’s bird

A bird in the sand is worth telling your parents about Continue reading

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In Mary Anning’s footsteps

An ichthyosaurial tour Continue reading

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Hostile coexistence

A stone-age argument Continue reading

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Flight-ready

One small step for. . . Continue reading

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Triarthrus

Symbiotic boredom Continue reading

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The Neanderthal way

Exposed in Norfolk Continue reading

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The fossil digger’s song

A ‘coprolite industry’ anthem Continue reading

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Dawn tyrant

Quills and thrills Continue reading

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The sincerest form of flattery

Screwed up Continue reading

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Home and colonial

A modular lifestyle Continue reading

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Rest in Peacehavem

Ammonitic foresight Continue reading

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Sexual dimorphism

It can be fun! Continue reading

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The hole

Paradise lost Continue reading

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Baryonyx

What’s in a name? Continue reading

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Obsession

I can give it up at any time Continue reading

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Shark ark

How to survive Continue reading

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Sorry!

I’ve cracked it! Continue reading

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Opabinia

A tribute to an ancient beauty Continue reading

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Damsel in distress

The Big Question Continue reading

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Pikaia

Greetings to an ancestor Continue reading

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The fossil record

Have you heard it? Continue reading

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Selsey Bill

The Midas touch Continue reading

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Iggy

A dumbed-down Iguanodon Continue reading

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The hunter’s cry

Another cautionary tale Continue reading

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Why?

A good question Continue reading

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Flossie

An insect in amber Continue reading

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Burrows

A trace fossil Continue reading

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A grazing trace

Tracks and trails Continue reading

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Chalk talk

An alga speaks Continue reading

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Poor Doris

Echinocoris scutata Continue reading

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Memoirs

Dinosaur extinction explained, possibly Continue reading

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A touch of class

Ammonites Continue reading

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Oyster’s end

Gryphaea dilatata Continue reading

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Sue

A reconstructed Tyrannosaurus Rex Continue reading

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Anon

A fossil pleads to be found Continue reading

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Fame

. . . could be yours Continue reading

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The meaning of life

Offaster pilula Continue reading

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Gordon’s garden

Evidence for fossil redistribution Continue reading

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Time flies

A problem solved Continue reading

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