When they shoot out the jet of water for propulsion it looks a bit awkward because they are bottom heavy.Investigators have found completely new genera here on the island.A very small percentage of life has left us part of a fossil record at less than 1%.
Using acetate they can actually transfer fossils for investigation under microscope.
Elephants and mastodons get (6) replacements after mastication of teeth through use.
Even if the animal is completely healthy it will die from starvation after the last tooth is worn away. The end of the shell is filled with gas that provides natural buoyancy.
Click here to view a 7 minute video of the beginnings of Rotary our regular meeting will be relocated to Tigh-na-Mara Eighth Annual Toy Drive in support of the SOS Caring for Kids at Christmas program. Bashir has lots of foundation recognition points and will match anyone who donates $300 in the month of November. Contact Lynne and Bashir if you plan to take on the challenge. We are living in paleontological paradise here on Vancouver Island.
Scientists come from all over the world to search for fossils.