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The Silurian, Ordovician and the Cambrian

Fossil Did you know what this fossil was?

It is a trilobite. Trilobites are an extinct group of arthropod - animals with jointed exoskeletons. This one was found near Powys in Wales. It is from the Ordovician period, and is about 450 million years old.

Trilobites come in a variety of shapes and sizes - so have a look and see if you can find any others on the previous page.

Find out more about trilobites
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