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Re: Anomalcaris (was: New TV prog. on fossils)





On Wed, 4 Oct 1995, Dave Hardenbrook wrote:

> Chris (cnedin@geology.adelaide.edu.au) wrote (about "Planet of Life"):
> >...There is also some real life footage of _Anomalocaris_ doing 
> >synchronised swimming...
> 
> How did they manage to get *real life* footage of _Anomalocaris_??? :)
> 
>                         -- Dave

        From what I have heard, a group of engineers and palaeontologists 
have built a life-size robot replica of _Anomalocaris_. It was then set 
in a tank of water, and it's movement was studied..