There were found remains in the territory of Russia.
The study involved representatives of the Australian national University, Russian Academy of Sciences and the University of Bremen, Germany.
Ancient animals scientists call dickinsonia is the fossil of the ediacaran period, living in the period 635 for 542 million years ago.
Openly it was in the middle of the twentieth century. Until recently, however, scientists could not say definitely whether it was animal or fungi.
Found remains near the White sea. They contain molecules of cholesterol, which has allowed scientists to conduct research and answer.
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