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Coined by Charles Darwin, the term living fossils is used to describe living creatures that have stood the test of time hardy and resilient organisms that have remained largely unchanged for millions of years.
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But for the purposes of this article, were going to define a 'living fossil' as an ancient species that (1) hasnt gone extinct, (2) has not produced, or radiated, many new species (i.e.You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. low taxonomic diversity), and (3) has remained relatively unchanged over the course of millennia.On this last point, thats not to suggest these animals havent stopped evolving (which is a kind of myth associated with living fossils).