The Trilobite Paradoxides

A Story of Trilobites and a Lost Continent.

The fossils of a large trilobite called Paradoxides are found in North America, Europe, and Africa, They crawled along the seafloor during the Cambrian Period, 510 million years ago, but not off the coast of North America or Europe. They lived in the shallow waters off the coast of a small continent that no longer exists called Avalonia by geologists.

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