paleobiology

Geology Page: Researchers discover ‘epic’ new Burgess Shale site in Canada

Yoho National Park’s 505-million-year-old Burgess Shale – home to some of the planet’s earliest animals, including a very primitive human relative – is one of the world’s most important fossil sites. Now, more than a century after its discovery, a compelling sequel has been unearthed: 42 kilometres away in Kootenay National Park, a new Burgess… Continue reading Geology Page: Researchers discover ‘epic’ new Burgess Shale site in Canada