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Worms scavenging the brain of a Miocene fossil stargazer produced the many hundreds of tiny fossilized fecal pellets seen here. This is the first skull known from the fossil record to have its braincase completely filled with fossilized poop. (Image credit: Photo courtesy of the Calvert Marine Museum)

Meet the Brain Eating Worms from 9 Million Years Ago

Meet the Brain Eating Worms from 9 Million Years Ago that left behind poop in the braincase of a fish known as the stargazer.

Denisova Cave where the first reported Denisovans were found. Source: Wikipedia

Oldest Fossils of Our Extinct Ancestors the Denisovans Unearthed

Oldest Fossils of Our Extinct Ancestors the Denisovans have been Unearthed by scientists from a Siberian Cave. They are 200,000 years old.

mary anning fossil hunter

Fantastic Women Series – Mary Anning, the original fossil hunter

Mary Anning was the original fossil hunter, fossil dealer and most importantly palaeontologist, who became famous for her important finds from Lyme Regis.