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January 9, 2018

In 2011, Emily Taylor, a hiker on one of our tours discovered a r are fossil of an organism now described as Ovatiovermis cribratus. There are only two known specimens of Oviatiovermis making it one of the rarest of the Burgess Shale species.

Every year our clients col...

January 1, 2018

Habelia optata (Joanna Liang/Royal Ontario Museum)

Until recently, paleontologist have had difficulty deciding where the Habeliida taxa belonged on the tree of life. A recent re-description of the arthropod habelia optata places the Habeliida next to the...

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