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10 Year Old Discovers 90 Million- Year-Old Fish.

04-02-2018 10:00 AM | Shilpika Bajpai | My Indian Dream

10 Year Old Discovers 90 Million- Year-Old Fish. | My Indian Dream

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A curious ten years old helps palaeontologists discover 90 million-year-old fish species in Columbia.

While on a tour, a kid walking into the Monastery of La Candelaria noticed the shape of a fish in a flagstone on the ground. This kid took a photo and showed it to the staff at the Centre De Investigaciones Paleontologicas after a few days.

The Centre is a local museum who protects and studies about the fossil findings from the region. The staff at the Centre recognised the picture as a fossil fish.

After which Alison Murray, a professor at the University of Alberta with her colleagues to go back and trace the steps of the ten-year-old tourist.

The team found a perfectly intact fossil fuel of an ancient fish. According to the research, it was the first fossil, "lizard fish" from the Cretaceous period.


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