[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Press Office
University of Oxford

Gunflint Fossil Reconstructed

Caption: A 3D reconstruction of tubular Gunflintia fossils being eaten by heterotrophic bacteria (orange spheres and rod-shapes) gives the first ever snapshot of organisms eating each other, Oxford University and University of Western Australia scientists report.

Credit: David Wacey

Usage Restrictions: To illustrate story

Related news release: Feast clue to smell of ancient earth

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]