International archaeological expedition discovered a fossil older than 530 million years. The find was made in Estonia. After more careful study found, scientists made a stunning discovery: the fossil was buried, the eyes of the once living creature.
Scientists say that this discovery older than 530 million years allowed the researchers to conclude that for so long the structure of the retina and the functioning of the eye as a whole – has not changed. The eye belongs trilobite the descendant of modern crustaceans. The researchers note that the structure and structure it more like the eyes of an insect. Perhaps once living creature had poor eyesight, but was highly sensitive to the approaching predator.
This finding is of great value to modern archaeology and biologiei. Made this discovery during the excavations in Estonia.