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The Triassic and Permian

Fossil
Did you know what this fossil was?


It is a fossil crinoid or sea lily. Sea lilies are echinoderms - they are related to starfish and sea urchins. This fossil was found in Germany where it had lived in tropical seas in the Triassic period, over 225 million years ago.


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