This well-preserved fossil of a crab was found within inches of a dinosaur tail in Egypts Bahariya Oasis, the first evidence in literature of the two found together. The find helps piece together what ancient envrionments might have been like
For centuries, they wouldn’t be caught dead next to each other.
But now a team of geologists directed by Joshua Smith, Ph.D., assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, have found a well-preserved fossil of a crab within inches of a tail vertebra from a massive plant-eating dinosaur.
This well-preserved fossil of a crab was found within inches of a dinosaur tail in Egypt’s Bahariya Oasis, the first evidence in literature of the two found together. The find helps piece together what ancient envrionments might have been like.
Tony Fitzpatrick | Washington University in St. Lou
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