Here is a head of a large animal, a cephalopod, and here is a tail, and the rest of the body is probably under the railroad track.
The name "cephalopod," meaning "feet around the head," is descriptive in part of their anatomy.
Dr. Dean thinks this more likely to be part of the axis of a cephalopod shell.
A rival to the Ammonite appeared in the Triassic seas, a formidable forerunner of the cuttle-fish type of cephalopod.
The organs, too, of the cephalopod are differently constructed.
It has been regarded as a plant, and as a cephalopod shell; but I believe it was a coral allied to Cystiphyllum.
Again, take the case of the introduction of a giant cephalopod or fish amongst a population of Molluscs and Crustacea.
On the crab being devoured by the right species of cephalopod, the merozoites doubtless give rise to the sexual generation again.
Forerunners of the great ammonite family of cephalopod mollusks now appear.
But no sooner had the cephalopod come within reach than the tables were turned.
Any of various marine mollusks of the class Cephalopoda, having long tentacles around the mouth, a large head, a pair of large eyes, and a sharp beak. Cephalopods have the most highly developed nervous system of all invertebrates. Many cephalopods squirt a cloud of dark inky liquid to confuse predators. Cephalopods include the octopus, squid, cuttlefish, and nautilus, and the extinct ammonites, belemnites, and other nautiloids.