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Photos: 'Millennium Falcon' Predator Hunted Seas Half a Billion Years Ago


Millennium Falcon predator fossils

(Image credit: Andrew Gregg/Copyright Red Trillium Films)

Caron (right) and Maydianne Andrade, a professor of ecology at the University of Toronto Scarborough, discuss the newly discovered Cambrian fossils at the quarry site.

Laura Geggel

Laura is an editor at Live Science. She edits Life's Little Mysteries and reports on general science, including archaeology and animals. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Scholastic, Popular Science and Spectrum, a site on autism research. She has won multiple awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association for her reporting at a weekly newspaper near Seattle. Laura holds a bachelor's degree in English literature and psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and an advanced certificate in science writing from NYU.