ARAUCARIAN CONE SLICE

165 million years

Period: Jurassic
Location: Jaramillo, Santa Cruz, Patagonia, Argentina

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This slice of a 165-million-year-old fossil Araucaria cone was obtained from the petrified forest in Jaramillo. Displaying the cone with its all details, this fossil is one of the examples that this species never evolved. The features of today"s cones were the same as those of cones of 165 million years ago.

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