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Paleontologists have discovered the oldest organism with a skeleton in Australia.
Two paleontologists studying ancient fossils they excavated in the South Australian outback argue that Earthâ€™s ecosystem has been complex for hundreds of millions of years â€“ at least since around 565 million years ago, which is included in a period in Earthâ€™s history called the Neoproterozoic era.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.