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Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Fossil Ancestor

Caption: A fossil found in northeastern Brazil confirmed that the splay-footed cricket of today has at least a 100-million-year-old pedigree.

Credit: Hwaja Goetz

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