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Re: Favorite Living Fossil?
>I suspect that jellyfish count as living fossils; however I wonder just
>how good a fossilized jelly would be. They are my favorite. Mezmorising
>creatures, alien looking, graceful, delicate, but hardy. I like em.
I think a creature has to be pretty much the last of it's line
to be considered a living fossil.
There are some spectacular fossil jellyfish from the Ediacara
of Australia. Fossil jellyfish are very rare though.
Derek "My vote is for the Tuatara" Tearne