The famous Burgess Shale of British Columbia contains an exceptionally well preserved Cambrian fauna. This group of animals, which are preserved primarily as carbon films, is one of the earliest nearly complete record of the age of complex life, and opens a window into an ecosystem that died out hundreds of millions of years ago.
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The Burgess Shale
The Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, provides an impressive exhibit of fossils.
Digital Burgess - Background in Paleontology and Digital Biota
Images of some Burgess Shale fossils.
Digital Burgess Conference
Information from a conference on the Burgess Shale including professional papers.
The Yoho-Burgess Shale Foundation
The world's most significant fossil find. High in the Canadian Rocky Mountains is a fossil bed that details life on Earth - 520 Million years ago.
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