Living Fossil The earliest horseshoe crabs were found 450 million years ago as fossils in strata. Many think of them as crabs and crustaceans when in fact they are more related to spiders and scorpions. Under their enormous shell, their bodies also look more like those of spiders.
Fossilized Fibonacci-Everywhere in nature there is evidence of applied mathematics, design and order that requires an intelligent mind. Where there is a mind there is a body, a person. In this case, a spirit body that humans cannot see. Why are so many reluctant to acknowledge we have a Creator? Perhaps, it is difficult for us to acknowledge God, because once we do, we are admitting there is someone who has the right to govern us.
Can’t get much better than Hackel’s ammonites, in terms of illustration value. There are a few old interpretations of them as living creatures out there that look basically like the nautilus. Despite this, they’re more closely related to the extant coleoids - the squid, octopuses, and cuttlefish. Kunstformen der Natur. Ernst Haeckel, 1904.