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Sea Monsters: Past and Present

Sentosa’s S.E.A. Aquarium’s latest exhibition features prehistoric creatures from the past, and offered an educational journey into many of the living fossils that are still extant today. Visitors were greeted by a massive plesiosaur that served to illustrate the fossilisation process. … Continue reading

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Plesiosaur aplenty

Like many, I first came to know about plesiosaurs through stories of Nessie, the famous Lock Ness Monster of Scotland’s Highlands first mentioned in the 6th Century. Gosh, I thought, this is one ancient creature that may not have gone … Continue reading

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Alchemy

You can turn rocks into gold … with fossil finance! The global market for fossil investments has been growing rapidly in recent years. The Wall Street Journal reports that the price of some fossils have increased tenfold in the past … Continue reading

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Paleo-prospecting

Singapore is a geological infant and has very limited in situ fossils to dig around for. On the other hand, embarking on overseas fossil hunting expeditions may be logistically challenging for some of us. You would strain to even find … Continue reading

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