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Penemuan Fosil Pohon 290 Juta Tahun Lalu, Jauh Sebelum Era Dinosaurus

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Jumat, 24 Jun 2022 16:18 WIB

Brasil - Ilmuwan menemukan fosil pohon yang diperkirakan berusia 290 juta tahun. Fosil-fosil pohon itu ditemukan di dalam bebatuan di Brasil.

A man touches a fossil found inside rocks of a forest with 165 trees in Ortigueira, Paraná State, southern Brazil, on June 15, 2022. - The discovery portrays life forms from 290 million years ago. With roots still fixed in the substrate at the time, the trees preserve their vertical position, which is rare. (Photo by Ricardo Chicarelli / AFP) (Photo by RICARDO CHICARELLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Penampakan fosil yang ditemukan di dalam bebatuan hutan di Ortigueira, Negara Bagian Parana, Brasil selatan, Rabu, (15/6/2022).

A man touches a fossil found inside rocks of a forest with 165 trees in Ortigueira, Paraná State, southern Brazil, on June 15, 2022. - The discovery portrays life forms from 290 million years ago. With roots still fixed in the substrate at the time, the trees preserve their vertical position, which is rare. (Photo by Ricardo Chicarelli / AFP) (Photo by RICARDO CHICARELLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Sebanyak 165 fosil pohon tersebut ditemukan telah menyatu dalam bebatuan.

A man touches a fossil found inside rocks of a forest with 165 trees in Ortigueira, Paraná State, southern Brazil, on June 15, 2022. - The discovery portrays life forms from 290 million years ago. With roots still fixed in the substrate at the time, the trees preserve their vertical position, which is rare. (Photo by Ricardo Chicarelli / AFP) (Photo by RICARDO CHICARELLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Penemuan tersebut menggambarkan bentuk kehidupan dari 290 juta tahun yang lalu sebelum kedatangan dinosaurus.

A man touches a fossil found inside rocks of a forest with 165 trees in Ortigueira, Paraná State, southern Brazil, on June 15, 2022. - The discovery portrays life forms from 290 million years ago. With roots still fixed in the substrate at the time, the trees preserve their vertical position, which is rare. (Photo by Ricardo Chicarelli / AFP) (Photo by RICARDO CHICARELLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Dengan akar yang masih menempel di substrat pada saat itu, pohon mempertahankan posisi vertikalnya, yang jarang terjadi.

A man touches a fossil found inside rocks of a forest with 165 trees in Ortigueira, Paraná State, southern Brazil, on June 15, 2022. - The discovery portrays life forms from 290 million years ago. With roots still fixed in the substrate at the time, the trees preserve their vertical position, which is rare. (Photo by Ricardo Chicarelli / AFP) (Photo by RICARDO CHICARELLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Seorang pria memegang fosil yang ditemukan di dalam bebatuan hutan.

A man touches a fossil found inside rocks of a forest with 165 trees in Ortigueira, Paraná State, southern Brazil, on June 15, 2022. - The discovery portrays life forms from 290 million years ago. With roots still fixed in the substrate at the time, the trees preserve their vertical position, which is rare. (Photo by Ricardo Chicarelli / AFP) (Photo by RICARDO CHICARELLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Hutan Parana yang membatu ditemukan pada akhir 2018. Penemuan terjadi secara kebetulan saat survei geologis untuk membangun jalan menuju pabrik.

Penemuan Fosil Pohon 290 Juta Tahun Lalu, Jauh Sebelum Era Dinosaurus
Penemuan Fosil Pohon 290 Juta Tahun Lalu, Jauh Sebelum Era Dinosaurus
Penemuan Fosil Pohon 290 Juta Tahun Lalu, Jauh Sebelum Era Dinosaurus
Penemuan Fosil Pohon 290 Juta Tahun Lalu, Jauh Sebelum Era Dinosaurus
Penemuan Fosil Pohon 290 Juta Tahun Lalu, Jauh Sebelum Era Dinosaurus
Penemuan Fosil Pohon 290 Juta Tahun Lalu, Jauh Sebelum Era Dinosaurus