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Dickinsonia by NTamura Dickinsonia by NTamura
Dickinsonia costata from the Ediacaran fauna of Australia. Nobody is quite sure what this was, a jellyfish, a worm, a chordate ancestor, a mushroom, a lichen, a placozoan? Hypotheses abound...

Dedicated to fellow paleoartist :iconavancna:
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articfoxice Feb 19, 2013  Student General Artist
I know! it is a squishy blob.
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Whatever it is, it's adorable and I want one.
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P-51DMustang May 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Whatever it is, I included it in my human origins chart I'm making, on the possibility it is indeed a chordate ancestor.
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:iconntamura:
I think it is unlikely but why not ?
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Ryivhnn Nov 11, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's a pretty shiny rock that was worth a lot of money to some early human :D Nice work with the colours and making them all pearly :)
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:iconntamura:
It lived during the Cambrian period... way before early humans ever walked on earth...
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Ryivhnn Nov 17, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stop letting the truth get in the way of good stories :D
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