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The Fossils - The Burgess Shale - Science - The Burgess Shale

"Welcome home to one of the rarest trilobites in the world. Thanks to a gift by Robert Hazen, this fossil of a new Apianurus species is now a part of the Museum's collection. This beautiful fossil was discovered by paleontologist Jake Skabelund in 2011 at the Walcott-Rust Quarry in New York." --Deep Time at the Smithsonian Facebook Page:

"Thanks to a gift by Robert Hazen, this fossil of a new Apianurus species is now a part of the Museum's collection. This beautiful fossil was discovered by paleontologist Jake Skabelund in 2011 at the Walcott-Rust Quarry in New York.

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Waptia fieldensis is an extinct species of arthropod from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale Lagerstätte of Canada. It grew to a length of about 8 cm and resembled modern shrimp in both morphology and habit.

Waptia fieldensis is an extinct species of arthropod from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale Lagerstätte of Canada. It grew to a length of about 8 cm and resembled modern shrimp in both morphology and habit.

Keichousaurus fossil

Keichousaurus fossil

Oklahoma trilobite Dicranurus hamatus elegantus

Oklahoma trilobite Dicranurus hamatus elegantus, the best specimen of 2002

Super Rare Pyritized Triarthrus Trilobites with soft tissue preservation! This is an exceptional fossil with two Triarthrus eatoni trilobites preserved on a single slab. This superb piece comes from the Late Ordovician shale of the Whetstone Gulf Formation in New York. There are only a few locations in the world where trilobites are preserved with soft body parts and not just an empty shell. It is even rarer to find soft body preservation with pyrite (fool’s gold) :: $3250

Super Rare Pyritized Triarthrus Trilobites with soft tissue preservation!

Cambrian Explosion which occurred over 500 million years ago were recorded in the fossils of the Burgess Shale. Description from enb150-2011f-ke.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Fossil hunting along the Sunset Highway

CAMBRIAN TRILOBITE | Olenellus chiefensis Cambrian Trilobite from Pioche Formation

Olenellus chiefensis Cambrian Trilobite from Pioche Formation in Nevada

Fish Fossil Art Tile Coaster

Fish Fossil Art Tile Coaster

I have always liked fossils. Detailed Green River Fossil Fish Priscacara serrata "An 18 inch layer specimen with extraordinary preservation"

Aysheaia specimen from the Burgess Shale; Middle Cambrian, definitely looks a lot like a velvet worm.

Ottoia prolifica Walcott, 1911 is a 500 million years old fossil cycloneuralian worm from the Burgess Shale, Canada, British Columbia.

Feathered dinosaur - Wikipedia

Feathered dinosaur - Wikipedia

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