Observe the creatures who lived in the Burgess Shale community from a "virtual submarine".
Seafloor showing several grazers from the Burgess Shale community. Camera in movement, travelling parallel to seafloor.
Animation by Phlesch Bubble © Royal Ontario Museum
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An abundant arthropod with large head spines
A common sheath-like cyanobacteria
A slug-like creature that scraped food from the ocean floor with its toothed tongue
A tiny grazing animal covered with spines
A small enigmatic limpet-like animal
An armoured slug-like organism