Cambrian Creatures Gallery: Photos of Primitive Sea Life

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Shrimplike filter-feeder

Credit: Bob Nichols/University of Bristol
The Cambrian explosion produced a host of bizarre and complex lifeforms, like this filter-feeding sea monster, dubbed Tamiscolaris borealis, that was unearthed in Greenland.
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