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My Favourite Fossil: Billy Bragg

Updated Wednesday, 11th June 2008

Billy Bragg, singer/songwriter and fossil enthusiast, recalls his first fossil find.

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My name’s Billy Bragg, and I found my first fossil on this beach. It was an almost perfectly preserved nautilus, and it’s special to me because I found it the very first time I ever walked along this beach, and since then I’ve found many, many more fossils large and small. But that one particularly seemed to be one that was saying, ‘Welcome, this is your new home’.





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