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Perseus as he frees Andromeda
Aries as the male tendency to fight for a cause, perhaps rarely realizing the cause may just as well be an effort to liberate something within as trying to fight for a worldly prize. The picture shows Perseus as he frees Andromeda from the cliff which she is...
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The Twilight of the Celtic Gods
The Milesians, according to myth, were the first Celts to settle in Ireland. This group was named after the eight sons of Mil (some texts say King Milesius); these Gaelic peoples, the myths report, came to Ireland from Spain. Ironically, the first phase of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
After Midnight: A True Ghost Story
The nervous chatter of the tourists echoed through the musty catacombs of the ancient city of Edinburgh. If I lingered behind the crowd, would that improve my chances of seeing a ghost? Or perhaps any spectral visitor would be put off by the unstable energies...
Ghosts >> Ghost Stories
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Forward
We live in the midst of a crisis so immense it boggles the poor, overloaded mind of modern humanity. The people of the world cannot seem to grasp its implications. Like a billboard whose message and image are stretched to such vast proportions that it fills...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Lauràelle, the Ceremony & the Sword: An OBE Experience
I have profoundly hesitated over the telling of this tale for many years. I have a lifetime of experiences like this to share, but some (like this one) may seem way over the top to some people, no matter how its written. This is simply because they lack any...
Astral Projection >> Out of Body Experiences

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Geobit 5 Illinois State Fossil Tully.indd
low seas nearby, the Tully monster swam along with relatives of modern Tullimonstrum gregarium, the “Tully monster,” is the official State Fossil of Illinois.
L is for Lincoln: A Teacher's Guide
T – TULLY MONSTER (GEOLOGY). 1. Discuss what a fossil is.
State Fossil — Tully Monster: A soft-bodied marine animal that lived 280 to 340 million years ago, the Tully monster was designated the state fossil in 1989.
gregarium is now on special display at the Museum of the GCHS through the end of April, which includes a cartoon design of a Tully Monster.
Activity #4: State Symbols Scavenger Hunts Grade Levels: 2nd-4th
Tully Monster. State Dance. Square Dance.

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Geologist fascinated with fossils since boyhood
The most famous fossil in the area is of the Tully Monster, an aquatic carnivore that grew up to a foot long. It had a tail to swim and a claw that scientists think held its prey.
Deerhoof and Wilco to Release Collaborative Singles
Spencer Tweedy has been a member of the pre-teen rock band, The Blisters, since Demember 2003, and has recently formed a new group, Tully Monster.

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Tully Monster - Illinois State Museum
Information on Tullimonstrum gregarium, a soft-bodied animal preserved as outlines and flattened forms in nodules of ironstone from several areas in Illinois.
Tullimonstrum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tully Monster
The Tully monster was a soft-bodied, invertebrate, marine animal which is an body, and maneuverable fins, it's likely the Tully monster was an active swimmer.
ISGS Geobit 5: Illinois' State Fossil Tullimonstrum gregarium
The Tully monster was a soft-bodied, invertebrate, marine animal—an body, and maneuverable fins, it's likely the Tully monster was an active swimmer.
Tully's Mystery Monster | Wired Science |
Jan 27, 2011 To say that paleontologists can't make heads or tails of the Tully Monster would be untrue.

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