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Evolution of Earth's First Animals 500 Million Years Ago Caused Global Warming - Newsweek

Around 540 to 520 million years ago, what many scientists consider to be the first true animals began to emerge in Earth's oceans. This took place during a rapid increase in biodiversity referred to as the Cambrian Explosion. Among those to evolve were ...
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Radiation of the First Animals
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Illustrated lecture transcript by Dr. Jere Lipps. Discussion of the evolutionary record of the pre-cambrian period and the cambrian explosion, ...

Arthropoda, The
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Guide to cambrian and contemporary animals with jointed exoskeletons.

Cambrian Foundation, The
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Foundation focused on aquatic research, education, and shipwreck expeditions.

Introduction to the Radiolaria
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Ancient group of protists, going back all the way to the early cambrian Period. Learn about their role in the ...

A New Rhabdopleurid Hemichordate from the Middle Cambrian of Siberia

Paper by Peter N Durman and Nikolai V Sennikov published in 1992. This species was recognized as the earliest known ...

Early Animal Evolution: Emerging Views from Comparative Biology and Geology
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Article examining the data that has begun to emerge that can resolve the sequence of genetic and morphological innovations, environmental ...

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Animals are a major group of multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia or Metazoa. Their body plan eventually becomes ...

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Project by Jasmine Morrow on this species with photographs and information on its classification, description, habitat, natural history and evolution.

Peripatus: Extinction
New Zealand

A number of extinction concepts are discussed and loosely defined, followed by a survey of some important extinction and "extinction-like" ...

Deep Time
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PBS Evolution offers an interactive timeline to help readers better understand geologic time and evolutionary change.

A Post-Darwinian Probabilistic Model

A probabilistic model of biological evolution with a new interpretation of Darwinian natural selection and 3 examples: 1) 5 mass ...