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A is for ... ammonite!

Ammonites are very common fossils in some parts of Britain. They are an extinct type of mollusc related to modern squid.

Question: Many years ago people who found ammonites thought they were:

a. Fossilised cow pats
b. Snakes, magically turned to stone
c. Crushed snail shells

Ammonite

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