Fossils of rare 100-million-year-old swordfish with huge teeth found in Queensland



Two Queensland families holidaying in the state's outback have stumbled upon the extremely rare skeleton of a 100 million-year-old fish.
The families were in the north-western remote town of Richmond, at a free fossil finding site, when they discovered bone poking out in between the rocks, reported the North Queensland Register. 
The remains are believed to be from the extinct Australopachycormus hurleyi, a three metre-long swordfish-like predator with monstrous teeth.
The Johnston family were originally unaware of what they had discovered. 
'At first we thought it was a tooth from some... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 32
Source: Daily Mail
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