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Re: The First Animals
I'm guessing the ediacaran biota won't be covered much, and the show will focus
on the Cambrian Explosion.
While the Cambrian explosion is interesting, I think its clear now that
"animals" existed before it, and thus the Cambrian didn't have the "First
It would be understandable, there isn't much to look at from the ediacaran -
some circular things, some blobs, some disks, something that looked like a fern
on the sea bottom (they might give Charnia a mention), and then that sort of
trilobite/bug looking thing Spriggina may also get a mention.
-- Then its probably on to oddities like Anomolocaris, and some putative early
--- On Sun, 2/7/10, john hunt <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: john hunt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: The First Animals
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Sunday, February 7, 2010, 2:47 AM
> I don't know if this is the series
> that was discussed recently on the list.
> Probably not, but still of interest.