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240-Million-Year-Old Pollen Fossil Discovered

During excavation studies in the north of Switzerland, in Weiach and Leuggern conducted by researchers of the Zurich University Institute and Museum of Paleontology, fossilized pollen grains belonging to flowering plants have been discovered. Dating back 240 million years, these pollen grains prove that flowering plants, with all their flawless characteristics, existed millions of years ago. “… the present finding …

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