19 August 2010

In which I am eaten by a stromatolitic Pac-Man

Posted by Callan Bentley

Let this be a lesson to you, kids. Don’t get too close to wild stromatolites, even if they are Mesoproterozoic…

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These exceptionally large stromatolites are on the threshold of the Grinnell Glacier, in Glacier National Park, Montana. No stromatolites or geologists were harmed during the production of this blog post.

Photos by NOVA Rockies student Filip Goc.