What fossils can tell us

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What fossils can tell us
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There are 4 main things that fossils can tell us:
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Many of the earliest life forms were soft-bodied and therefore have left little fossil trace
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Most organisms that died did not become fossilised - it is a rare event
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Many of the fossils that were formed in rock have been destroyed by geological activity
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Finding fossils is rare
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Most organisms that died did not become fossilised - it is a rare event

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Many of the fossils that were formed in rock have been destroyed by geological activity

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