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Nautilus pompilius - other-prehistoric-animals
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Nautilus pompilius

New10cm x 6.5cm
Diet:Carnivorous
Period:Pleistocene
Fun Facts:
  • Nautilus (meaning sailor) was once thought to be a living fossil. Nautilus pompilius, also called "the chambered nautilus" is now considered taxonomically very different from ancient ammonites, it is actually a grouping of tens of different species of nautilus under one name. It has been recognized as a threatened species.