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  • Robert Baty
    ... From: Charles Weston Date: Monday, October 5, 2009 3:45 PM Subject: Re: Soft tissue fuss leads into fuss over squid ink at AP this week! Apparently the
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      From: Charles Weston
      Date: Monday, October 5, 2009 3:45 PM

      Subject: Re: Soft tissue fuss leads into fuss over squid ink at AP this week!

      Apparently the Medusa effect is not all that uncommon:

      http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/119439293/abstract?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0

      And from the article cited by the AP people:

      The squid ink sac was found at "a site first excavated in Victorian
      times where thousands of Jurassic fossils with preserved soft tissues were
      found.

      Another link:

      http://palaios.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/abstract/22/6/682

      Interesting that there are examples from different geologic time periods.

      Charlie

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