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http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2011/10/21/cycads-are-not-%e2%80%9cliving-fossils%e2%80%9d-from-dinosaur-age/

A South African cycad (Encephalartos)

Photo by N. Nagalingum

Cycads are poster-child living fossils, yet the living species are really young… so, while the group as a whole are living fossils, the species themselves are not.

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