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The Silurian, Ordovician and the Cambrian

Fossil Did you know what this fossil was?

These are graptolites. Graptolites are an extinct group of animal that lived in the sea, floating near the surface and feeding on tiny plants, animals and food particles. These ones were found near Dyfed in Wales. They are from the Ordovician period, and are about 470 million years old.

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