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Back in February I was invited on a fossil hunting trip with students from my old university; the University of Birmingham. The trip was organised by ‘Lapsoc’, which is the geology department’s student society. With the opportunity of getting muddy in the quarries beckoning I was quick to agree. After a typical student minibus journey [...]
Both Bivalves and brachiopods are a type of shell with a living organism within the valves. Although they may look similar at a first glance, there are a few differences between them which become obvious with a close up look at them. Firstly bivalves are from the phylum known as Mollusca (molluscs), whereas brachiopods have [...]