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Artist’s reconstruction of Metaspriggina walcotti. Credit: Maryanne Collins
Feature: The World’s Oldest Fishes
Just 6 cm long and lacking fins and bone, the world’s oldest fish looked more like a worm yet it was the most advanced creature on Earth about 518 million years ago.
Fossil File: When Palaeontology and Philosophy Meet
The Cambrian explosion of animal diversity, evident at the Burgess Shale fossil site, is fertile ground for philosophers to ponder.