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Funisia 3d printed

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Funisia 3d printed
Funisia 3d printed

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Funisia

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  • 3D printed in Full Color Sandstone: Fully colored material with a coarse finish and a delicate feel.
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Funisia evolved during the Ediacaran period (635-540 ma) and it was one of the first multi-cellular, complex lifeforms to appear on Earth.

Funisia may appear to belong to the plant kingdom but it is considered an entirely different extinct lifeform that didn't require photosynthesis. It had a simple concatenated anatomy consisting of a simple chain of hydrostatic cellular units and it grew up to 30cm in length.

Although sexual reproduction is thought to have evolved at an earlier stage in the history of life on Earth, Funisia represents the first evidence of this. Its fossil remains are found as clustered groups of individuals of the same age. This is strikingly similar to the dispersal patterns of modern day corals that release drifts of reproductive cells (gametes) into the surrounding ocean. It is hard to account for this form of dispersal other than by sexual reproduction.

This is a Paleozoo model. Paleozoo aims to provide an outline of Palaeozoic evolution - expressed in a collection of museum-grade lifeform models.

Paleozoo is the creation of Bruce Currie, an award winning career animator with a lifelong interest in palaeontology and the mechanics of evolution.

Expert advice has been received from the palaeontological community to ensure that the models are anatomically accurate, with each model undergoing numerous points of refinement.

More information can be found at Paleozoo.com.au

            
What's in the Box
INCM
Funisia V3
Full Color Sandstone
Width
7.0 cm
Height
8.5 cm
Depth
3.5 cm

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