Latest Burgess Shale Stories
Paleontologists working in the Canadian Rockies have uncovered the 500 million-year-old fossilized remains of fish with jaw-like structures – the first time this feature has been seen so early in the fossil record.
The 505-million-year-old Burgess Shale found in Yoho National Park in British Columbia is home to some of the world's earliest animals. Now, more than one hundred years after its discovery, a new Burgess Shale fossil site has been discovered 26 miles away in Kootenay National Park.
Scientists have unearthed a strange phallus-shaped creature from the 505 million year-old rock layers in the Burgess Shale fossil beds.
Of all the famous fossil localities in the world — Mongolia’s Flaming Cliffs, Tanzania’s Olduvai Gorge, Wyoming’s Green River, Germany’s Solnhöfn Quarry — perhaps none is as widely celebrated as British Columbia’s Burgess Shale.
The Burgess Shale of British Columbia is arguably the most important fossil deposit in the world, providing an astounding record of the Cambrian "Explosion," the rapid flowering of complex life from single-celled ancestors.
A strange tulip-shaped creature discovered in half-a-billion-year-old rocks had a feeding system unlike any other animal, researchers reported this week.
A bizarre creature that lived in the ocean more than 500 million years ago has emerged from the famous Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale in the Canadian Rockies.
Newly launched bilingual exhibition is the worldâ€™s leading online Burgess Shale resource Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 01, 2011 Today the Royal
Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan and Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) have followed fossilized footprints to a multi-legged predator that ruled the seas of the Cambrian period about half a billion years ago.
Paleontologists have discovered a rich array of exceptionally preserved fossils of marine animals that lived between 480 million and 472 million years ago, during the early part of a period known as the Ordovician.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.