Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

Glimpses of Canadian History : Email: Scribbles@cogeco.ca

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The Ancient Fossils of Burgess Shale in British Columbia

British Columbia’s Burgess Shale is a palaeontologist’s dream, holding layers of fossils from 540 million years ago.  The fossils give a glimpse into the very spark of life. The soft-bodied creatures with no vision wiggled and squirmed in the Pre-Cambrian mud. But their secluded world was transforming, bursting with new life forms over a few… (read more)