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Cambrian animals: Early complex animals at our doorstep

Feb 25 - 10:00 AM - Apr 30 - 5:00 PM

Free

The Cambrian Period represents a vital chapter in the history of marine animals, as this is when most of the major groups of animals first appear in the fossil record.

For 11 years researchers from the South Australian Museum have been visiting Emu Bay at Kangaroo Island to explore how complex life on Earth evolved over 550 million years ago.

The new Cambrian animals display uncovers the minute details of an ancient marine world. It shows how the first predators came into existence and even contains fossils of their eyes! Come and see it for yourself on the ground floor of the Museum.

Image: Anomalocaris reconstruction by Katrina Kenny and University of Adelaide

Details

Start:
Feb 25 - 10:00 AM
End:
Apr 30 - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/explore/exhibitions/cambrian-animals-early-complex-animals-at-our-doorstep