A Silurian mystery - Are all of the fossils broken?

Wenlock slab with close-up area highlighted for orientation purposes

Fragments of bryozoans, crinoids and brachiopods and a complete solitary coral

In this picture there are lots of fragments of broken bryozoans, crinoids, and brachiopods.

Look closely and see if you can identify them.

The cone-shaped solitary coral looks complete though.



Why are some of the fossils broken?

Did the animals live in the positions that we find them in now as fossils?

Continue the investigation ...

Wenlock Creatures

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