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The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
The alien-like worm has a mouth in the middle of its belly and can climb trees.
The faint blue-green glow of this millipede redefines how we look at the evolution of bioluminescence across the tree of life.
This 505-million-year-old phallus-like creature actually had a throat full of teeth.
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