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Living fossil found in NZ
 
 
 
Living fossil found in NZ

WELLINGTON - A microscopic marine creature believed to have been extinct for four million years has been found alive and well in New Zealand waters, researchers said Thursday. The animal, a tentacled polyp called protulophila, forms colonies inside sea worms and first appeared in the fossil record about 170 million years ago in Europe and the Middle East, govt marine agency NIWA said.

 
 
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