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Godzillus
Godzillus
Type specimen
Scientific classification
Class: Godzillus
R. Fine, 2011

Godzillus is the tentative name of a 450-million-year-old fossil discovered in a rock layer near Covington, Kentucky by amateur paleontologist Ron Fine, of the Cincinnati Dry Dredgers. The reassembled fossil had a roughly elliptical shape with multiple lobes totaling almost 7 feet in length and is believed by Fine to have been nine-feet tall when upright. Others, such as David L. Meyer, of the University of Cincinnati geology department, believe it to be a fossilized mat of algae.

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