Window to a Lost World—The Burgess Shale
Lecture no. 14 from the course: A New History of Life
Taught by Professor Stuart Sutherland | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
In 1909, paleontologist Charles Walcott chanced on one of the most remarkable fossil finds in history: the Burgess Shale in the Canadian Rockies. Tour some of this quarry’s astonishing specimens, which brought the world of the Cambrian explosion to vivid life.