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Jeanette Pirlo

Hi @acurrier, many would argue that gars are living fossils.  There was actually a book published on living fossils, with a chapter dedicated to Lepisosteida, which is the family to which gars belong to.  I’ve included the link below:

I would be fantastic if you could upload pictures of the gar scales you found in Montana! I’d love to compare the two localities!