Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History Summary
Stephen Jay Gould

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Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History Summary

Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History focuses on a limestone quarry high in the Canadian Rockies known as the Burgess Shale. The Burgess Shale formed 530 million years ago and contains fossils of creatures from an incredibly ancient sea, where a plethora of frighteningly alien creatures lived and died. Stephen Jay Gould, the famous paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and science journalist uses the Burgess Shale as a method of teaching the...

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