by The Bookologist
Here at the magazine we’ve been looking at a lot of paleontology lately, and we thought we’d share a few of the downright gorgeous or just plain cool fossils that sneaked onto our computers as we prepared this month’s issue. After all, who’s not a pushover for a pretty rock?
Ichthyosaur and Trilobite: Natural History Museum of Great Britain
Argentinian “Terror Bird”: M. Taglioretti and F. Scaglia.
Chinese Fuxianhuia protensa with brain: Xiaoya Ma
Australian stromatolite: Shanan Peters/University of Wisconsin-Madison
Canadian Arctic Fishapod: Ted Daeschler
Antarctic Sea Lillies: Shanan Peters/University of Wisconsin-Madison
South African hand bones: L.Berger — University of Witwatersrand
All other photos courtesy Wikimedia commons.