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The Jurassic

Fossil Did you know what this fossil was?

It is a fossil belemnite - an extinct squid like animal with a bullet-shaped skeleton called a rostrum that you see here. It was found in rocks formed at the beginning of the Jurassic period in Lyme Regis in Dorset. Lyme Regis is well known for its Jurassic fossils - many ammonites, belemnites and marine reptiles have been found there.

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