Incredible Variety—The Cambrian Explosion
Lecture no. 13 from the course: A New History of Life
Taught by Professor Stuart Sutherland | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
The Cambrian period is notable for its immense variety of animals with many different body plans. In an explosion of diversification, shells, teeth, eyes, and other innovations emerged as creatures competed in an evolutionary arms race. Investigate the key factors driving this transformation.