Evidence 1: Rapid Burial of Plants and Animals Fossil formation is extremely rare today, as dead organisms rot, decay and are consumed quickly unless rapid burial or other unusual conditions are present. Yet, the rocks of Earth contain billions and billions of fossils from the past… Fossil fish eating a smaller fish Fossils all over the world show evidence of rapid burial… Fish eating other fish, animals giving birth, upright trees in rock layers (AKA polystrate fossils), soft tissue jellyfish,…