Tennessee girl discovers 475-million-year-old fossil of rare sea creature

Eleven-year-old Ryleigh Taylor was walking along the shore of Douglas Lake in East Tennessee when she came upon an unusual structure lying on a rock. 

The structure, according to University of Tennessee paleobiology professor Colin Sumrall, was a 475-millon-year-old fossil belonging to an extinct sea creature known as a trilobite.

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