To-scale model of the largest diplopod (millipede-esque creatures, although scientists can't verify if this was a millipede) known to man, which lived on Earth about 430 million years ago and is the oldest land animal discovered to date.
These 230-million-year-old bugs preserved in amber are the oldest yet
The living Earth (except a few times when I pin dead stuff) --- Sinosauropteryx: The first genus of dinosaur outside of Avialae (birds and their immediate relatives) to be found with evidence of feathers. Which can be seen clearly in this gorgeous fossil.
The two rows of pterygoid teeth on the hard palate are visible at the back of the mosasaur's mouth. These were another adaptation that allowed the mosasaur to catch and swallow struggling, slippery prey in the middle of the ocean. not an easy feat
Cambrian Creatures Gallery: Photos of Primitive Sea Life The Cambrian also saw the rise of larger creatures, such as this ancient shrimplike creatures called anomalocaridids had long, which had spiny head limbs for catching prey