Thursday, March 1, 2018

Fact of the Day: Early Crustaceans

While many extant crustaceans species aren't as old, the whole animal order came to be during the Cambrian period over 500 million years ago. 

10 comments:

Pat Hatt said...

Sure know how to survive

RO said...

That's a long time! Hugs...RO

Marg said...

Now that is what you call old. Amazing. Have a good day.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

A lot older than us.

Kirk said...

I wonder what Maine was like back then.

Cloudia said...

And we live a crappy 100 years if lucky!

Jenn said...

I wonder if there was ever giant crabs, like the giant squid..

Christine said...

wow

Martha said...

That is pretty amazing!

Fundy Blue said...

The Cambrian Explosion! One of my favorite times in Earth's history.