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


Millennium Falcon predator fossils

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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 the archaeology and Life's Little Mysteries editor at Live Science. She also reports on general science, including paleontology. 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 a master's degree in science writing from NYU.