Truism paleontology states that plants and other living beings began to develop the land only 500 million years ago, and the barren landscapes of ancient Earth resembled Mars. But geologist Gregory J. Retallack from the University of Oregon and his colleagues remains of an unknown creature that lived on land 2.2 billion years ago.
Fossils are the sizes of a match head in the cluster are connected by thin threads. They were called Diskagma buttonii disk-shaped fragments Andy Button, and they covered the surface of the soil on the territory of modern South Africa. Read the rest of this entry »