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Living Fossils

Normal critters change or die out, but these animals have stuck around in pretty much the same old outfit for millions of years! These creatures are known as "living fossils" and could possibly live past the human era with our help!


Quiz ID:#18914
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#1   The purple frog was discovered in western India in October of 2003. It has a pointed snout.

#2   Frilled sharks usually live thousands of feet underwater. These sharks have a(n) ___ like appearance, but have the 6 gill slits asserting that it is indeed a shark.

#3   This shrimp, known as the Jurassic shrimp, was thought to be dead and gone 50 million years ago. However, it has been found in _________ waters.

#4   The Siberian Sikhotealinia zhiltzovae is the only ____-eyed beetle.

#5   The velvet worm has the ability to bear live young. This worm has hollow legs, which are held up by fluid pressure.

#6   Crocodiles are the least widespread of all living fossils.

#7   The platypus is all of the following except...

#8   The nautilus is a cephalopod with a pronounced ____ and _______.

#9   Which of the following is the horseshoe crab NOT as closely related to?

#10   Martialis heureka is better known as the "Ant from Mars". It is an immediate descendant of the last common ancestor of all ants.

#11   This fish left a fossil record 410 million years ago. However, one of these fish was caught off the coast of South Africa in 1938 and a second one was found near the waters of Sulawesi, Indonesia in 1999.

#12   The mantis shrimp has the most complex eyes in the world and strong claws that have the ability to break through aquarium glass.





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