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Rocks and Red Foxes: Orthoceras Fossil

“Orthoceras (“straight horn”) is a genus of extinct nautiloid cephalopod.* “A cephalopod is any member of the molluscan class Cephalopoda (Greek plural Κεφαλόποδα (kephalópoda); “head-feet”). These exclusively marine animals are characterized by bilateral body symmetry, a prominent head, and a … Continue reading

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