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Late Cretaceous age fossil crinoid, Dunnicrinus mississippiensis, calyx and ossicles in a slab of crinoidal limestone from the Prairie Bluff Chalk in Clay Co. Photo: George Phillips, @MSScienceMuseum. #FossilFriday @dtleader